Don received his BSEE degree from Loyola University in California and worked on his 1st IEEE standard in 1980. Don was Vice Chair of the board of the VESA standards association in 1990, and has been active in both IEEE 802.3 and IEEE 802.1 for the last 15+ years.
Most recently he has worked on the IEEE 802.1 AVB/TSN standards where he is the originator of the IEEE 802.1Qbv standards work and he is currently Secretary of the IEEE 1722a and IEEE 1722.1 working groups which standardize end node protocols for AVB.
Don has been a key architect for over 20 years at companies such as Sierra Semiconductor, I-Cube and joined Marvell, a global leader in semiconductors, in 2000.
Don so far has over 40 patents granted with more in the works.