Rene was formerly with NVIDIA managing the Notebook Products Business Unit. Rene has held various positions in engineering, sales and marketing for the past 20+ years. He has worked at Texas Instruments, Xerox, NEC and Tensilica prior to joining NVIDIA. He received a BS in electrical engineering from Clarkson University. Rene is an avid basketball player and fan, and still plays several times a week. He is married, with two girls, two cats and a dog and enjoys volunteer work at the local SPCA with both of his daughters.