Chuck is our Head of Engineering and Product Development. He most recently was Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at Tessera Technologies, Inc., responsible for mergers and acquisitions. Prior to that he served as Vice President and launch product core team lead in Tessera’s DigitalOptics subsidiary. He served as Vice President of Corporate Development, Vice President of Strategic Relationships and Senior Director of Engineering since joining the company in 2004. Before Tessera, Chuck held senior management and engineering positions at Mentor Graphics, Innoveda, Viewlogic Systems, Vitesse Electronics Corporation and Amdahl. He also co-founded two electronic design automation companies, Transcendent and Quad Design Technology, growing them as an operating executive and Chief Financial Officer. Chuck holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois and a M.S. in Engineering Management from Stanford University.