Paul Kimelman has been designing and architecting ASIC, boards, and software for 35 years. He holds two Bachelors from University of California at Santa Cruz, one in Computer and Information Sciences, and one in Physiological Psychology. He currently is Platform Architect for Automotive Microcontrollers and Processors at NXP Semiconductors, and before that Senior Director of MCU Architecture at NXP, and was previously a Senior Architect at Texas Instruments, and before that at ARM.
Paul has spent most of his career focus on MCUs and deeply embedded systems. Since his architecting of ARM ARMv7-M (Cortex-M), he has focused on Cortex-M based MCUs. He has been an active contributor to the MIPI I3C specification, winning the 2016 Leadership award.
Warren Savage serves as the General Manager of the IP Division at Silvaco. He has spent his entire career in Silicon Valley with engineering and management roles in leading companies including Fairchild Semiconductor, Tandem Computers, Synopsys, and most recently with IPextreme which he founded in 2004 and was acquired by Silvaco in June 2016.
Warren holds a BS in Computer Engineering from Santa Clara University, an MBA from Pepperdine University and is the author/co-author of three patents.