Mark Heising is a member of BPC’s board of directors. He is managing director of Medley Partners in Palo Alto, CA, a firm he founded in 2004. Previously he was the president of VLSI Cores, which designs and licenses cryptographic integrated circuits. Heising held various positions at Quickturn Design Systems, Cylink, and Proximity Designs.
Heising holds six U.S. patents in cryptography, compression, and data communications. He serves on the advisory board of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Heising earned a Bachelor of Science degree in physics and a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering and computer sciences from the University of California, Berkeley.