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. Before that he was Senior Director of MCU Architecture at NXP, and was previously a Senior Architect at Texas Instruments and 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, and won the 2016 Leadership award.