Eric Rule, MTS, joined the Mobile Power group at Maxim Integrated in January 2016 as an Applications Engineer. He validated the SIMO buck-boost architecture, linear charger, and linear regulators found in the MAX77650 and MAX77734, and develops hardware, software, and documentation for them. Eric’s work ensures that design with these products is easy and enjoyable for engineers. He graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.