William Lumpkins
William Lumpkins

Standards Chair, IEEE Consumer Electronics Society;

Director of Engineering, O & S Services

William Lumpkins, Senior Member of IEEE is the IEEE Consumer Electronics Society Standards Chair and is the Director of Engineering for O & S Services, an Engineering Services company specializing in Consumer Product development with bringing ideas in the U.S. to fruition and bridging the manufacturing process into the Far East. William also works for Wi2Wi Inc. as their lead technical consultant helping integrate Wi-Fi, GPS, and Blue Tooth into multiple projects for various customers. He served in the United States Navy from 1987 ~ 1996.During his active duty and while serving aboard the USS Carl Vinson, William actively studied Electrical Engineering/Computer Science and received his BS from New York University, Albany, 1996. While in a master’s program at University of Maryland, Far East Division, Japan; William taught classes for University of Maryland & Central Texas College from 1993 ~ 1998.

IEEE Activities:
IEEE SA member 2007~2012
REGIONS: Region 5 MPAC Coordinator 2005~2007
SECTIONS/CHAPTERS: Dallas Section Activities Chair (2004, 2005), Dallas EMC Chapter Vice Chair (2004), Founded Dallas CE Chapter Chair (2004, 2005, 2011, 2012), Founded Dallas I&M Chapter (2009), and Silicon Valley CE Chapter Program Committee member (2008). Silicon Valley Section PACE Chair (2008).Silicon Valley Section Education Chair (2006, 2007)
STUDENT BRANCHES: Helped to establish the following Student chapters UC Santa Cruz, Pennsylvania State, George Mason University
SOCIETY: Consumer Electronics Society Vice President 2006; CE Society President 2007, 2008; CE Society Vice President of Publications 2009, CE Society Standards Chair 2010, 2011, 2012; IEEE CE Society Magazine Associate Editor; IEEE CE Society RFID Liaison (2009~2012)

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS       2000-2006
Director of Engineering, SAT, OMAP, Wireless Terminal Business Unit
Led team of eight Sr.Hardware/Software engineers on two continents in the re-use and development of a Linux based software tool to provide first level screening of defects in OMAP (16xx, 17xx, and 242 x). Interfaced with various teams and customers to solve production issues and reduce TI’s expense as related to compensation requests for customers. Improved test capability of remote FAE sites to provide fast cycle time recovery and improved customer satisfaction.

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, Dallas, TX       2003-2005
Director of Engineering, NBD, Broad Band Communications Group
Evaluated new technologies and IP to expand Texas Instruments IP portfolio, participated in Industry Liaison groups to ensure that new guidelines and specification reflected the company’s technology strategy. Developed a Software Development platform based on ARM926 with C6xxx DSP for Set Top Box and Digital Media Adapter, consumer electronic markets. This platform was used to introduce and validate TI’s entry into DLNA and UPnP.
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, Dallas, TX       2000-2003
Sr. Hardware Engineer, USB, Peripherals Division
Led a multi-organization team in the validation and verification of high-speed USB products, while mentoring six engineers; team leader in the validation of a high speed USB to mass storage bridge device. RTL development platform and verified RTL in lab environment with logic analyzers and oscilloscope to verify timing and protocol adherence. Developed evaluation boards with schematic capture software and worked with board layout engineer to streamline high speed signaling and performed ESD and EMI testing on EVM’s. Developed supporting documentation and acted as a liaison between design resources and customers.
MINOLTA SYSTEMS LABORATORY (Now Konica-Minolta), San Jose, CA       1999-2000
Sr. Hardware Engineer, Laser Printer Division
Managed a team of 30 software, quality assurance engineers and technicians in product design and production. Designed printer controllers utilizing an FPGA to create an ASIC with USB 1.1, ATA (IDE), PCI, and SDRAM controller, 1394 (Fire Wire), 10/100 Ethernet, SH2 (7044), PowerPC (405GP), SDRAM, and VxWorks as the RTOS.
CENTURY SYSTEMS, Japan       1996-1998
Hardware Engineer
Managed a team of six electrical and five software engineers in developing telecommunication products and printer controllers for the Japanese consumer sector. Managed sales/marketing product requirements and designed products utilizing 68K, MPC860 processors for telecommunications and the printer market in support of Toyota, Motorola, NTT Docomo, Cannon, and Fujitsu.