Professional & Technical Consultants Association

PATCA is Silicon Valley’s longest operating non-profit professional association dedicated to serving independent consultants and the client companies that use them.  We set the quality standard for the consulting industry by requiring that all members pass a rigorous qualification process and adhere to a strict code of ethics. PATCA offers a free Post-a-Project referral service giving clients direct access to a network of the highest caliber management and technical consultants. We represent many areas of expertise in a broad array of disciplines, from biotech to marketing, human resources to engineering, software, firmware, and hardware design to cloud computing.  Serving the San Francisco California Bay Area and beyond.

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The 2018 Consulting Rate Survey is now available!

In 2018, PATCA conducted a survey of consulting rates.  Click here for more information.

Featured Consultant

David Vieira

Newly elected to the PATCA Board of Directors, David Vieira is an analog/mixed-signal/RF design engineering consultant. His company Vieira High Frequency specializes in analog semiconductors and RF/wireless electronics. He has experience with a variety of transceiver solutions in a range of frequencies and standards, including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth/BTLE, RFID/NFC, Industrial-Scientific-Medical (ISM), and other frequency bands.  Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, he is close to your project teams and technical resources.

He has developed:

  • Numerous semiconductor integrated circuit products
  • IoT wireless microcontroller based products, many with with environmental sensors
  • Consumer and industrial electronics

David offers electrical design engineering, integrated circuit design, and Analog/RF design services to bring electronic products to market cost-effectively.

How does PATCA help businesses Get the Expert Edge?
Here is what our clients say:  “I was able to fill a key position on our team for a difficult project”,  “great Bay Area resource for consultants”,  “Once I know (a consultant) is in PATCA, they are 60 yards down the field already…”,  “…inspired confidence”,  “…more credibility”, “I have been turning to PATCA for consulting help for years…”
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