David Grant has worked professionally as an Electronics Engineer for 32 years, in that time, he has been a digital systems engineer, an analog systems engineer, a test engineer, an IC designer, an IC lead, a design manager and director in charge of IC development. For the last 21 years, he has worked in the IC industry, first in Texas Instruments and then in FINsix corporation (a small silicon valley startup).
At Texas Instruments, he designed and led the designs for LDOs, PCMCIA switches, POL buck controllers, integrated FET buck converters, integrated IF transceivers and a re-configurable, mixed signal power control IC platform. He was also an active member of the meetings to guide the development of BCD silicon processes in TI for feature sizes from 2um through 1um, 0.7um,0.25um, 180nm and 130nm.
At FINsix, he hired and ran the entire IC department, while also performing the role of technical lead on the custom ASICs required by the company and acting as main contact with the silicon foundries and packaging companies. He has 28 granted patents and a legacy of dozens of successful, high yielding IC products released.