Dave Ovard received a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Utah (Salt Lake City, Utah USA) in 1987. He has been a member of the Signal Integrity R&D Group at Micron Technology, Inc. (Boise, Idaho USA) since 1999. Prior to joining Micron, he worked at Unisys, developing military data links; Omnipoint Communications, developing early CDMA cell phone technology; and Micron Communications, developing RFID technology. Mr. Ovard is a member of the IEEE and holds more than 60 patents.