In November 1991, Notestein
began development of TDP together with his business partner, Donna Mitchell
Donna Mitchell is vice president of SynaptiCAD Sales Inc.
responsibilities include: product marketing, management of strategic partnerships and OEM relationships, and investigation of new business opportunities.
Mitchell received BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering from Virginia Tech.
She also completed all of her course work towards a Ph.D. in electrical engineering before leaving school to work full-time at SynaptiCAD.
Mitchell's industry experience includes 14 years of hardware and software development.
At Analog Devices Inc. she
designed portable board-level dynamic test systems for high speed (up to 300Mhz) analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters.
At Burr-Brown Corporation she
designed digital-signal processing boards for the PC bus and a Windows-based CASE tool for graphically generating code for DSP processors.
is one of the two founders of SynaptiCAD Sales Inc.
assisted in the design and development of SynaptiCAD's
first product, The Timing Diagrammer.