Dr. Mark McDermott is an Assistant Professor of Practice and Entrepreneur in Residence in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Texas at Austin where he teaches graduate level courses in silicon system design and technical entrepreneurship. He received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Mexico, a M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. Mark is a registered professional engineer and a member of the IEEE, ACM and TSPE. He has 19 patents and a number of publications in the areas of IC design and engineering management.
Mark has 40 years of industrial experience in management and product development of silicon systems. This includes: Senior Director at Apple, Inc., VP/GM at Intrinsity, Inc., VP of Engineering at Coherent Logix, CEO of DynaFlow Computing, Inc., VP Engineering at Somerset Embedded Technologies, Inc., VP Engineering at VisionFlow, Inc., General Manager and Director of the Texas Development Center for Intel Corporation, Director of the PowerPC Somerset Design Center and Director of the Austin Design Center for Cyrix, Inc.
Mark co-founded DynaFlow Computing, The Learning Labs, Somerset Embedded Technologies, Inc., VisionFlow, Inc., Logical Silicon Solutions, Inc., Accelerated Solutions Corp., and MonoCom Systems, Inc.