Rick Marshall brings over 20 years of sales management experience to ACT, having held multiple leadership positions in the global semiconductor industry. During his career, Rick has developed hundreds of millions of dollars in new business through both new product introductions and market share gains. At two VC-funded startups, his leadership led to groundbreaking products and technologies that resulted in the companies being acquired.

After beginning his career in Silicon Valley in the early 1990s, Rick went on to work in Hong Kong, Singapore and Austin, Texas before returning to the Bay Area in 2004. His work in Asia included extensive travel and team management, helping to ramp over $500M in growth over three years. His clients have included top-tier multinationals such as Intel, Samsung, Apple and Cisco.

Rick is a graduate of Stanford University, where his studies included both engineering and the humanities. Rick lives in Almaden Valley with his wife Kristin and their two daughters. In his free time, Rick enjoys skiing, scuba diving and being a Mac geek.