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ProValid, LLC was formed in 2003 to provide hardware design and verification consulting services.

Kent Dickey, founder and President, has had 20 years experience in hardware design and verification. Kent worked at Hewlett-Packard and Intel Corporation, leading teams in ASIC chip design and pre-silicon and post-silicon hardware verification. He architected bus interface chips for high-end servers at both companies. Kent has received more than 10 patents for innovative work in both design and verification.

Since founding ProValid, LLC, Kent has continued to provide highly effective verification tools for hardware systems. Xilinx has contracted with ProValid for verification work on their FPGA IP. ProValid's verification expertise has been very successful in improving the overall quality of their IP cores.
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