Rick is a Venture Partner with Woodside Fund and has
over 30 years experience in developing technology and new businesses.
Rick has been the CEO of two Woodside Fund portfolio companies.
Most recently he was President and CEO of HotRail Inc., a private
Internet infrastructure IC company that was sold to Conexant, Inc.
HotRail was a Woodside Fund portfolio company.
Formerly, Rick was President and CEO of Exponential
Technologies, a semiconductor startup, Vice President of Core Technology
at Apple Computer, General Manager with Intel Corporation, and has
held significant executive positions with Motorola, Inc., and Wang
Laboratories, Inc. He has an engineering degree from Carnegie-Mellon
and an MBA from College of St. Thomas.
Rick's pastimes are reading, biking, astronomy, and