Title: Computer Company Executive
Company: Cadence Design Systems
Location: Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States
Robert Fulks, Computer Company Executive at Cadence Design Systems, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of engineering management.
Encouraged by a high school teacher, Mr. Fulks pursued the field of engineering and matriculated at Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering in 1958 and a Master of Science in electrical engineering in 1959. Immediately following his graduation, Mr. Fulks took his talents to GenRad, Inc., formerly General Radio Co., where he worked as an engineer, chief engineer and the vice president of engineering and product marketing before assuming the role of president of Micro Systems Inc. in 1973. He founded Omnicomp, Inc., in 1975 and served as the president until 1980 when the company became GenRad, Inc. At this time, Mr. Fulks worked as the Vice president parent company of the parent company as well as general manager of the advanced technology division before serving as the vice president of engineering for the Telesis Systems Corp from 1986 to 1987. Mr. Fulks then worked for Valid Logic Systems as the vice president and general manager of the PCB CAD division from 1987 to 1989 and as the group vice president of product division from 1989 to 1991 before assuming his current role as vice president of Cadence Design Systems.
In addition to his main pursuits, Mr. Fulks has served on the board of directors of Office Tech. Ltd., Markwood, Inc., Custom Data Management, Inc., Texcon Corp., and Cirrus Sigma Ltd. He has contributed articles to professional journals, holds 10 patents in the field of engineering, and has given over 115 talks over the past 20 years. He is grateful for Henry Hall, his former boss and an outstanding engineer who taught Mr. Fulks a tremendous amount and similar to his mentor, Mr. Fulks is interested in teaching other people the technology so he gives presentations to investment groups trying to teach how it all works. As a testament to his success, Mr. Fulks has been featured in numerous editions of Who’s Who In Finance and Business, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the East, Who’s Who in the Media and Communication, and Who’s Who in the World.
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