Bachelor of Science, Harvard University, 1945. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Syracuse University, 1958.
Test and design engineer, General Electric, Syracuse-Schenectady, New York, 1947-1951; chief engineer, Onondaga Pottery Company, Syracuse, 1951-1960; manager semiconductor division, General Electric, Syracuse-Schenectady, 1960-1966; consultant to general director, Bull-General Electric, Paris, 1966-1969; manager Computer-aided Design section integrated circuit product department, General Electric, Syracuse, 1969-1971; manager Computer-aided Design center solid state applied operations, General Electric, Syracuse, 1971-1978; manager computer support solid state applied operations, General Electric, Syracuse, 1978-1981; director Computer-aided Design, General Electric Intersil, Cupertino, California, 1981-1988; consultant in field, Cupertino, 1988-1989; manager technical program, Cadence Design Systems, Santa Clara, California, since 1989.
Trustee Hidden Villa, Los Altos Hills, California, 1986—1992. Board directors Unitarian Universalist Church, Livermore, 1999—2002. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (officer since 2003, board governors since 2005), Association Computing Machinery (chairman special interest group SIGDA 1986-1991), Design Automation Conference (executive board 1985-1995), Harvard Club of Silicon Valley.
Married Barbara Loveland, March 9, 1963 (divorced 1979). Children: Amy Elizabeth, Polly Nicole. Married Jeanne Steves Partridge, April 22, 1989.