Mr. Marsing is a retired executive of Intel Corp where he had multiple roles including VP of Technology and Manufacturing Group, and Chief Operating Officer of Intel’s Network Communications Group. He was instrumental in establishing and ramping up semiconductor manufacturing plants and assembly and test facilities worldwide that were needed for new technologies and products. Mr. Marsing demonstrated leadership and innovation in the semiconductor industry in the areas of large scale startups and rapid scaling of new technologies. His technical and organizational experience in delivering new technologies into the marketplace enabled him to be recognized as one of the top 10 Knowledge Leaders in the country.
Dr. Carlson is President and CEO of the Carlson Group of Companies in Tacoma, Washington and a co-founder of several other high-technology firms. Dr. Carlson is a consultant to Lucent Technologies in New Jersey and Dallas, Cascade Microtech, Inc., in Portland, Oregon and the Frank Russell Company in Tacoma. Dr. Carlson was Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, at Honeywell, Inc. from 1988 to 1991. Between 1977 and 1988 he was President and CEO of Oregon Graduate Center, where he also founded OGI Telecomm, a shared tenant service provider (STS). He has served on the boards of numerous high technology and Fortune 500 companies including Frank Russell Trust Company, Tektronix, PacifiCorp, Logic Automation (Synopsis), and Cascade Microtech, Inc.
Steve earned his B.S. in Civil Engineering , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1984; and his M.B.A. in Finance, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1991. Steve is a Registered Professional Engineer in California, New York, Massachusetts. After graduating from college, Steve worked on numerous civil, tunneling, and sewerage projects in positions ranging from Cost/Schedule Engineer to Project Engineer. He joined FKCI in 1995 as Assistant Project Manager at the Westside Light Rail Project in Oregon. From mid-1996 to mid-1999, he was loaned to Wayss & Freytag and worked on the Saavedra-Moron water tunnel project in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Upon return to the US he worked in the Northwest Division Office preparing estimates and tenders for work throughout the US and abroad. Steve returned to FKCI as Vice President of Civil Construction after 3.5 years as Tunnel Manager/Project Manager on the Beacon Hill Station and Tunnels Project in Seattle.