David  Emerson

David Emerson


David Emerson is vice president of legal affairs at Clarent Corporation. He was previously an attorney at Cooley Godward, where he provided legal counsel to high-tech companies, primarily in the semiconductor, data storage and wireless telecom industries.

He began his career at Data General as the designer of the Nova 4 and Eclipse S/130. Later, while at Integrated Circuit Systems he played a significant role in designing the first microprocessor implementations of the PDP-11 and VAX-11 for Digital Equipment Corporation.