I am experienced in global strategies, sales, marketing
and management. Key experience in Asian, European and American markets.
Experience with the telecoms, consumer, automotive and toy markets.
A fully qualified engineer capable of delivering direct engineering input to
all customer meetings thus giving a good and knowledgeable appearance of the
company to the customer base while also generating meaningful feedback for
Career experience has been in engineering, sales, marketing and management.
2011 – Present Microchip
Technology Los Gatos, CA, USA.
Roving Networks™ Product Marketer (2011 – Present)
Technology Inc. is a leading provider of microcontroller and analog
semiconductors, providing low-risk product development, lower total system
cost and faster time to market for thousands of diverse customer
applications worldwide. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, Microchip offers
outstanding technical support along with dependable delivery and quality.
acquired Roving Networks where I stayed on with them in the Silicon Valley
Los Gatos office as an interface for the Microchip sales team ensuring
performance goals continue to be maintained. The role required business
development skills, public speaking and sales team development.
Director, Technical Sales & Cust. Marketing
(Period 2011 – 2012)
Manufacturers of standards based (Wi-Fi™ & BT) wireless modules and chipsets
to Roving’s acquisition by Microchip Technology I was responsible for
growing the company from a small design-for-hire company to a standards
based module company. Responsible for building the sales channel, rebranding
the company and modernizing corporate procedures.
Labs Santa Clara, CA, USA.
EZRadioŽ/EZRadioPRO™ Product Manager (2003 – 2011)
Silicon Laboratories (NASDAQ: SLAB) is an industry leader in the innovation
of high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs. Mixed-signal ICs
enable the analog world we live in to interact with the digital world of
acquired Integration Associates where I stayed on with them in the Silicon
Valley office as a product manager for the EZRadio/EZRadioPRO products for a
further 3 years.
Director, Cust. Marketing & Bus.
(Period 2003 – 2008)
of Mixed Signal, Analogue and RF IC’s
to Integration’s acquisition by Silicon Laboratories, reporting directly to
the CEO, I converted a small 70 person ASIC design company in to a 200
person+ standard products company. This role involved generating brand
recognition and market presence, the most notable products included the
award winning RF IC brand known as EZRadioŽ and EZRadioPRO™. The role
required that I operate as the main corporate interface between
sales/applications and engineering whilst also managing the off shore
facilities. (Hungary, Portugal, UK and Hong Kong)
Santa Clara, CA, USA.
Regional Sales Manager
of Analogue EDA Tools
2002 Sensory Incorporated
Santa Clara, CA, USA.
International Sales & Field Application Engineer
of Low Cost Speech Recognition ICs
1997–1999 Sequoia Technology
Limited Reading, UK
Field Applications Engineer and Product Marketing
Distributors of Niche Semiconductors
1994–1995 Laboratoire IXL
1991 – 1996
Sheffield Hallam University
- Bachelor Degree:
Beng(Hons) Electronic Systems and Information Engineering
(Sandwich Course; Year Three spent in
- BTEC Higher National Diploma:
Engineering (Electronic &
Completed with fourteen merits and
three distinctions, primarily in Power Electronics, Programming,
Microelectronic Systems, Digital Communications, CAE, CAD, Control, and
1989 - 1991
George V College
King George V College
Scarisbrick New Road, Southport, MERSEYSIDE, UK.
Studies, Maths (Pure & Applied) & Physics (Syll. B)
Literacy & information Technology
1984 - 1989
Formby High School
Freshfield Road, Formby, MERSEYSIDE, UK.
CDT Technology, Computer Studies, Mathematics, Biology,
Chemistry, English Lit., Geography, Physics, Oral Communications
Alien (Green Card holder)
Trusted Traveler with Global Entry
private pilot and category 10 licensed skydiver
enthusiast (Ski and Board)
SCUBA diving with additional mixed gas, boat and wreck diving endorsements
- The Institute of Incorporated Engineers IIE
- Since 1993
- The Institute of Electronics and Electrical
Incorporated Engineers IEE
- Since 1991
- Member of the Young Members Steering Committee
- ‘98 / ‘99
‘Diagnosis of Multifaults in Analogue Circuits using
IEE Proc.-Circuits Devices Syst., Vol. 144, Nē. 3, June
‘GPS for the masses wherever they are hiding…’
Components in Electronics, P6, June 1998.
I have also been acknowledged in a publication for my
assistance. I translated the document from French to English for an IEE
conference. The article was called, ‘New Methods for Determining the Number
of Effective Bits of an A/D Converter Based on Eigendecomposition’.
Career Quotes (LinkedIn, etc.)
VP, Operations at Roving Networks (formerly G2 Microsystems Pty Ltd)
January 24, 2013, Anthony worked with Nick at Roving Networks
Nick is a skillful engineer/marketing with deep knowledge in wireless
Bluetooth and Wifi products...
Director at Silicon Laboratories
June 8, 2011, Ferenc worked with Nick at Integration Associates
I was working with Nick for 7 years long. As our marketing manager he
took care on defining the demo and reference designs for our wireless
products. He took special care to the look and feel also to the
out-of-box experiences. He was the main contributor in defining the SW
suite our company provides with our reference designs (Wireless Design
Suite). Nick also worked on...more
In September 2000
I was invited to speak at a conference in Hong Kong, the following year my
superior spoke, he had the following to say:
Wed 9/5/2001 6:03 AM
Just a quick note to tell
you that everyone in Hong Kong is really impressed with you, your knowledge of
our products, your enthusiasm and humor.
Several people at the
seminar told me that they were looking forward to attending this year again to
hear your speech as it was the best speech at last years - I had a lot to try
and live up to.
Good work, keep it up and
close those deals!