Frank has over 34 years of experience in the consumer electronics, personal computer and multimedia industries.
He began his career as a design engineer with NCR/AT&T’s Personal Computer Division and was later the Director of Engineering for AT&T’s Portable Products. Frank worked for Cirrus Logic, a Silicon Valley-based PC chipset provider, as the Director of the South Carolina Design Center, and then became President and Co-founder of avACTIVE, a startup focused on developing and licensing convergence technologies to large consumer OEMs.
Along with business partner, Ralph Heredia, Frank helped establish the Commercial Design Services Division at Aeronix in 2002, quickly growing the business through the addition of customers such as Dell, Texas Instruments, Sony and Philips.
A graduate of Clemson University’s Computer Engineering and MBA programs, Frank brings both leadership capabilities and technical experience to the organization. An experienced leader with proven business and entrepreneurial background, he also has a strong engineering background—knowledgeable in chip design, printed circuit board design and system development.
Frank has been granted seven U.S. patents for various inventions related to the technology field.