Don is a Senior Applications Engineer in Intel’s NAND Solutions Group and has worked with nonvolatile storage technologies since 1988. Don helped pioneer flash memory as BIOS storage in desktops and mobile systems as well as defining a new flash memory part used in these applications. While in Japan in 1995, Don helped advance flash memory usage in digital photgrapy and digital audio. He then worked for the field as a Regional Application Specialist supporting Embedded Intel Architecture, a desktop Technical Sales Manager for the Intel P4 Launch and a Storage Architecture Specialist. Don currently provides EMEA SSD Application support, directs the NSG SSD Tools Support and manages the NSG SSD demo development. Don is active in working with the local Boy Scout Troop as well as training Boy Scout adult leaders, supports the local recreational and high school swim team computer operations and when possible plays guitar and bass.