Richard Preston

Richard Preston has been the CEO of several technology-based companies and is active in the Silicon Valley community. He has run both software and hardware companies. As CEO, he has taken two companies from concept to profitability and sold others to public companies. He has a strong financial and operations background with an MBA from UC Berkeley; public accounting experience with PWC and banking experience as a founder and director of Silicon Valley Bank. Rich has also sold products through a variety of channels, from direct and OEM to retail. Rich is a former Chairman of the American Electronics Association, NorCal Council. He has served his community as a Trustee of the Coyote Point Museum from Environmental Education and was a founder and Board member of the San Mateo County Parks and Recreation Foundation.