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  1. 1. Rich Hauser (408) 691-2458 Sunnyvale, CA Summary A high integrity, positive, and dynamic Engineering Leader with diversified experience and skills in both hardware and software development. Excels in problem solving, and product and program management, while meeting schedule, cost and quality goals in both large and small (start-up) company environments. Multidisciplinary background ensures success with varied groups over a wide range of programs/products. Demonstrated skills in applying technology and leadership to develop highly effective and creative teams with enhanced performance levels. Excellent sense of teamwork and getting results by inspiring commitment and loyalty leveraging the speed of trust. Areas of strength: • Engineering Management: Design * Layout * Product * Test * Quality (six sigma, CIP, SPC, 8D) * Reliability * Documentation Control * Production Control * Applications * Software Development • Technology: Microprocessors * PLDs * Bipolar/CMOS/BiCMOS Linear * Mixed-signal ASICs * CMOS/ECL FPGAs * FPGA * EEPROM/EPROM/EPLD/FLASH * Repgrogrammable Memory-Based Array (CMOS ASIC) * Military/Automotive Mixed-Signal ASICs * Linear * PCB Design/Manufacturability * Hardware/Systems Applications and Development * Design Software Tools (e.g., Cadence/Allegro/OrCAD, Altium, SPICE, CAM, VBA, Linux) • Product Management (Concept to Implementation) • Problem-solving and Trouble-shooting • Project Management / Cross-Functional Teams • Operations Management • Customer Management / Sales Engineering • Business & Financial Models • Leadership / Team Development • Strategic Marketing / Applications Eng • Budget / Cost Management • Training / Coaching Professional Expertise 2015 – Present: CORWIL, Engineering Manager - Milpitas, CA Tasked to enhance technical product, test and reliability engineering support as a 3rd party service vendor to various customers (e.g., military, foreign, commercial, medical, automotive and military). This responsibility also includes the definition, development and/or implementation of new tools, services, methodologies or platforms that will increase our ‘vendor value’. • Managing Engineering Group responsible for 3rd party test and reliability testing • Responsible for technical customer interface, solution definition and implementation (including hardware development), Product / Test / Reliability Engineering support/services • Project Management for complex developments (e.g., NPI, military / medical programs / automotive, etc.) • Definition and Implementation of new tools / solutions to increase vendor value to our customers. Examples: CSAM, higher performance testers, higher performance reliability capabilities, analysis/diagnostic tool development (hardware and software), project management tools
  2. 2. Rich Hauser (408) 691-2458 Sunnyvale, CA 2015 – Present: Engineering For Kids, Partner – Santa Cruz, CA Engineering For Kids® brings science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to kids ages 4-14 and inspires them to build on their natural curiosity by teaching engineering concepts in a fun and challenging way through hands-on learning using themes such as battling robots, launching rockets and programming video games. The course content also develops teamwork and critical thinking skills. 2012 – 2015: Evans Analytical Group, Sr. Engineering Manager - Sunnyvale, CA Tasked and successfully completed the development of a diverse engineering group of 11 individuals into a recognized interdependent, learning, and highly effective team defining customer application and reliability solutions, hardware implementation, and product management from concept to implementation. • Directed the successful design, manufacture, and support of reliability stress and automated test equipment (ATE) applications and hardware requirements. • Turned group’s first profit (since its inception ~2009) within the first 6 months through focus, emphasis on key engineering and customer-support fundamentals, and new methodologies. • Product Management: developed and implemented the New Product Introduction (NPI) methodology and toolset. Also, implemented templates and flow for online project management that allows customers to see the status of their project development real-time. • Created various tools used for tracking key metrics and continuous improvement processes to support the management of multiple (50-100+) concurrent projects per month. • Successfully mentored engineers to develop their skills and enabling them to assume technical leadership roles and accept increased responsibility. • Provide product, test and reliability engineering support and solutions • Marketing & sales strategies, development of business model and business plan implementation • Multiple recognitions for excellent customer support and problem/challenge solutions 2001 – 2012: Performance Board Technology, Contractor, Operations / Sales / Apps / Project Manager - Sunnyvale Developed and managed the engineering team to design and manufacture custom high performance loadboards for use in semiconductor testing on leading edge ATE platforms, in addition to handling the customer technical and sales interface and operations for this small company. • Project Management (simultaneous custom development projects, tool development & customization, CFT’s, pricing/quotations/sales, customer presentations, application engineering, etc.) • Product and Test Engineering consulting • Operations, Marketing & Sales Strategies and Business Model Implementation • Small business and engineering tool development & training
  3. 3. Rich Hauser (408) 691-2458 Sunnyvale, CA 1998 – 2001: LightSpeed Semiconductor, Operations / Engineering Director - Sunnyvale, CA Directed Design, Layout, Product & Test Engineering, production planning, shipping & receiving, managing critical customer interfaces, and the definition and development of diagnostic tools for Memory-Based Gate Array Family • Defined & developed production planning, inventory control/valuation (AGILE), cost modeling, cost tracking & management, managed remote test sites (3), support & qualification; all within a fabless semiconductor model • Coordinated definition & implementation of new product introduction (NPI) flow and co-development of a next- generation product/design tracking system and project management & review tools • Defined and developed the manufacturing operations & flow to grow from $0k/mon beyond $3M/mon • Reduced costs by over 80% in the first year & another 40% during the 2nd year of production Other Experience: • DynaChip: Director, Product Engineering, Intelligent (IC-based) vertical probe technology and product family • Philips/Signetics: Automotive Engineering Development Manager, Strategic Marketing Manager, Mixed-signal ASICs, Linear/RF, Programmable Logic, development of highest margin dollar product in Philips (FMD), definition and on schedule (model year) release of ABS and Display (Gauge) Driver chips, NPI flow definition and implementation • PTSi: Co-founder, created first company to develop tools and service for programming and first full-functional verification and speed testing of Programmable Logic Devices (PLD, PAL, HAL) • Atmel: Engineering Director, FPGA/EPLD (Software, Apps, Design, Product, Test, P&L) • MMI: Product/Test Engineering Manager (PLD, PAL, HAL) • Fairchild Semiconductor: Product/Test Engineering Supervisor/Manager (FPGA/PLD, PROM (TTL/ECL), Microprocessor) Education: • University of California, Berkeley: B.S.E.E.C.S. • University of California, Berkeley: B.S.M.S.E.