Thomas J. Riordan

THOMAS J. RIORDAN, a co-Founder of QED, has served as Chief Executive
Officer, President and Director since the company’s inception in August
1991. From February 1985 to June 1991, Mr. Riordan served in various
design and managerial roles, most recently as Director of Research and
Development at MIPS Computer Systems, Inc., a semiconductor design
company. From March 1983 to January 1985, Mr. Riordan served as a Design
Engineer at Weitek Corporation, a semiconductor company. From October
1979 to February 1983, Mr. Riordan was a Design Engineer at Intel
Corporation, a semiconductor company. Mr. Riordan holds BS and MS
degrees in Electrical Engineering, as well as a BA degree in Government
from the University of Central Florida, and has done post-graduate work
in electrical engineering at Stanford University.