Lee Felsenstein


2460 Park Blvd. #2

Palo Alto, CA 94306-1917

(650)814-0427• lee@nerditude.com • fax (650)322-2881


Objective: Product Development Engineering with focus on innovative portable, handheld or wireless devices. Startup environment preferred.




Opened emerging markets through design of ten products in the computer area, of which eight reached the market and five embodied major advances in the field. Examples include:



Performed and managed product design in four hardware start-ups, founded and served as principal of two. Hands-on manager qualified to provide advice, guidance and assistance in the product design and development area to startups dealing with hardware products.


10 patents granted to date include:





Member of the Research Staff

Interval Research  Corp. Palo Alto CA   1992 – 2000

Led the engineering effort at Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s research and development company (closed April 2000).



Designs include:



Founder & President

Golemics, Inc.   Berkeley CA   1979 – 1992

Established and managed a six-person contract electronic design firm. Assembled and led technical teams as required to carry out 39 jobs. Managed $800,000 contract to design compatible prototype PC. 1983 – 1984.



VP Engineering, R&D Fellow

Osborne Computer Corporation   Hayward CA   1981 - 1983

Functioned as chief engineer for one of the fastest-growing computer companies of its time.





BSEE - University of California at Berkeley


Prior to graduation worked for four years as a Junior Engineer at Ampex Inc. Special Products Division, Redwood City CA.


Communication Skills:


Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Author of several articles including: