Steve Chappell
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  Steve Chappell
PO Box 14960
Stanford, CA 94309
Primary Phone:408.202.9555

OBJECTIVE To help grow an emerging, technologically exciting company as a Field Applications / Sales Engineer

EXPERIENCE 7/2001 - 11/2002 Virage Logic Fremont, CA
Field Applications Engineer
* Managed all technical aspects of sales efforts into new and existing customers, including presentations and evaluations.
* Directed post-sales support for key and strategic customers.
* Drafted sales and support documentation, including Application Notes and Statements of Work.
* Recognized as FAE of Year for achieving highest percentage over quota worldwide.

9/2000 - 7/2001 Palmchip Corporation San Jose, CA
Technical Marketing & Applications Manager
* Developed demonstrations and technical presentations for trade shows, customer training, and sales support.
* Provided pre- and post-sales support to local and global customers, including customer visits in Japan and Taiwan and international trade shows.
* Created marketing collateral and aided in productization of IP.
* Resident expert on integrating embedded processors (ARM7/9, ARC, MIPS) and other third-party IP.

7/1997 - 9/2000 Palmchip Corporation San Jose, CA
Senior Design Engineer
* Enhanced the architecture, environment, usability, portability, and configurability of flagship products (SOC platforms).
* Designed, tested, synthesized, and integrated various blocks of IP for System-on-Chip microcontrollers, including a servo block for portable HDD with several patents pending.
* Developed custom VPI/PLI applications to assist with co-verification of hardware and software.

6/1996 - 12/1996 Kiva Software Mountain View, CA
Software Engineer
* Designed and developed client-server administrative applications/applets for the Kiva Enterprise Server, including a file transfer protocol for a Java client and a C++ server.

EDUCATION 3/2003 Stanford University Stanford, CA
Master's Degree
MS - Electrical Engineering (Computer Architecture & Digital Design)

6/1998 Stanford University Stanford, CA
Bachelor's Degree
BS - Electrical Engineering (Computer Hardware focus)
Minor: Computer Science

LANGUAGES/TOOLS Verilog, VHDL, Synopsys DC/PT, Calibre DRC/LVS, Altera FPGA, PLI/VPI, C, C++, Perl, Java

ACTIVITIES & INTERESTS Freshman Advisor (Stanford University) – Advise groups of 6-8 students per year on all academic matters until they declare a major

The Game, rock climbing, swing dancing, improv, acting, ultimate, soccer, basketball

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