Contributing Editors

Dr. Eric Bogatin

Eric is currently a Signal Integrity Evangelist with Bogatin Enterprises, a LeCroy Company, a world leader in signal integrity training. He received his BS in physics from MIT and MS and PhD in physics from the University of Arizona in Tucson. He has held senior engineering and management positions at Bell Labs, Raychem, Sun Microsystems, Ansoft and Interconnect Devices. Eric has written 6 books on signal integrity and interconnect design and over 300 papers. His latest book, Signal and Power Integrity- Simplified, was published in 2009 by Prentice Hall. He has taught over 5,000 engineers in the last 20 years. In addition, his first science fiction novel, Shadow Engineer, was published in 2009 and is available on Many of his papers and columns are posted on the web site.

Dave Orecchio

Dave has 24 years of semiconductor industry experience at four venture backed companies with a focus on semiconductors, ASIC and FPGA design and development.   His leadership brought three of the four companies to successful exits for the investors.  Prior to GateRocket, Dave held executive positions in marketing, sales and general management at LTX, Viewlogic Systems, Synopsys, Innoveda, Parametric Technologies and DAFCA.
Dave Orecchio has recieved both his BS & MS degree in Engineering from Northeastern University in Boston, MA.


Alan Weissberger

Alan Weissberger is a renowned researcher in the telecommunications field. Having consulted for telcos, equipment manufacturers, semiconductor companies, large end users, venture capitalists and market research firms. He has a critical eye examining new technologies and trends relating to FPGAs in telecommunications, M2M and other emerging markets. Dr. Weissberger is an executive board member of online content and strategic planning committee at IEEE Communications Society and Chairman of IEEE Comsocscv.


Dave Bursky

Dave has over 35 years of experience as an editor, working for publications such as Electronic Design and EE Times and Chip Design. Prior to this he was the technical editorial manager at Maxim Integrated Products between 2006-2011. Dave is one of several Electronic Design editors awarded the Jesse H. Neal award for Editorial Excellence. He has taught digital logic technology at the former RCA Institute in New York City. Additionally, he has served on the program committees of numerous IEEE and commercial conferences. He has also authored six books on topics ranging from personal computers to semiconductor memories. Dave holds both Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Electrical Engineering from the City College of the City University of New York.