Ross Dickson

Product Line Manager
Wind River

Speaker: From Satellite to Ground Station, When Your Software Defined Future Simply Must Work

Ross has over a decade of experience building and deploying full system simulation environments for software and systems development. As a Product Line Manager in the Wind River Systems Operating Systems Business Unit, Ross collaborates in the definition and management of the VxWorks family of products and is responsible for the definition and management of Simics products. Additionally, Ross represents Wind River Simics at industry and trade organizations, and helps customers realize the business values provided by VxWorks and Simics technologies. Prior to joining product management Ross founded the Simics field engineering team and has worked with numerous Wind River customers to implement simulation platforms and to introduce their use across the enterprise. These customers have realized significant productivity, time to market and hardware cost reduction benefits. In his role as a Solution Architect Ross worked with key Wind River customers to build custom solutions leveraging Wind River technologies. Ross holds a MS in Computer Science with a focus on multi-processor memory system design from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.