Fred has worked in a variety of industries and executive positions during his career in Silicon Valley.
His first six years were spent in the finance and manufacturing organizations at Tandem computers, where he rose to the position of General Manager.
Fred subsequently moved to EFI, the leading company in the industrial printing industry, where he assumed a number of roles. During his last twelve years at EFI, as President and a member of the Board of Directors, Fred helped the company transition from 100% OEM revenue to a direct sales organization with a portfolio of products including application software and large-scale digital printing hardware. He was responsible for operations (manufacturing and service/support included), worldwide sales and marketing, IT, and HR.
Since leaving EFI, Fred has helped CEOs at several start ups, including Coursera in the online education market, and Pure Sense in the water conservation market.
Most recently, Fred co-founded an autonomous driving company, Drive.ai, with Stanford graduate students. His educational credentials include an engineering degree from Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.