Rodney L. Maxwell
Engineering, Project Management and Marketing
BS, Electronic Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, CA
Additional courses in C++ programming software language
Major Skills: ASIC Marketing • ASIC Design Methodology • Project Management • Sales Support • Product Presentations • Product Demonstrations
Developed recommended ASIC design flow for ASIC vendors that incorporated ECAD vendors design tools.
Developed and presented VHDL and logic synthesis product overviews to ASIC vendors.
Wrote and edited articles for a newsletter targeted to ASIC Vendors.
Implemented major account support plan for customers using CAD layout and routing software.
Reviewed procurement specifications and made recommendations.
Trained customers how to use front-end design tools (e.g., Design Architect, System-1076) for system and ASIC design.
Co-developed training for ASIC vendor tool integration into an ECAD framework.
Managed full custom chip design project that was successfully completed on schedule.
Decreased ASIC Vendor design kit testing time 42% while reducing staff by 66%.
Developed ASIC peripheral chip to support a bipolar microprocessor.
Successfully completed fault simulation of full custom chip that resulted in 100% fault coverage.
Market Development Manager, SciTech News 9/91 – present
Product Marketing Engineer, Mentor Graphics Corp. 2/89 – 8/91
Sr. Applications Engineer, Cadnetix 6/85 – 1/89
Sr. Staff Engineer, Ampex Corp. 9/83 – 5/85
Staff Engineer, Mohawk Data Sciences 2/83 – 8/83
Sr. Design Engineer, Fairchild Semiconductor 8/80 – 1/