Technology >> CEO Interviews >> July 27, 2000

Thomas Riordan – Quantum Effect Devices Inc (qedi)

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. Profile
TWST: Would you give our readers an overview of Quantum Effect Devices,


Mr. Riordan: QED is a provider of high performance embedded

microprocessors based on the MIPS architecture. Our