Rick Swimm
Senior Firmware Engineer

Portland Metro Office


  • BS CSET Oregon Institute of Technology


  • Granted on April 20, 2004, an applied artificial intelligence patent "Media Selection using a Neural Network'.

Interests / Obsessions

  • The caretaker of three large dogs.
  • Recently graduated with an Associates degree in Culinary Arts.

Favorite Quote

  • "Nobody is nobody. Everyone has something to offer." - B. Banzai
  • "Remember; no matter where you go, there you are."- B. Banzai
  • "Nothing is ever what it seems but everything is exactly what it is." - B. Banzai
  • Expertise

    • Embedded C Programming
    • Debugging - Problem Solving
    • Real-time operating systems
    • Printer Pen Alignment
    • Printer optical sensor applications
    • Semiconductor Fab equipment SECS Drivers


    • Tektronix GPIB test and measurement instrumentation FW engineer 7 years.
    • Audio Precision SW and FW engineer audio test and measurement 6 years.
    • Object Engineering CIM engineer semiconductor FAB SECS drivers 4 years. (travel job)
    • Hewlett Packard printer FW engineer 12 years.