Seen at DAC! Self-Driving Cars –Victory Lap or Pile-Up?

Seen at DAC! Self-Driving Cars –Victory Lap or Pile-Up?
by Holly Stump on 06-05-2014 at 6:00 pm

Image RemovedIt is axiomatic that the DAC vendor community would love to serve the exciting and expanding automotive market; and the auto community would love to continue to increase their value through innovative software/ hardware solutions, which will one day lead to the self-driving car. But how do we team to lap the track?Read More


Panel: Strategies for Next Generation Semiconductor IP Management

Panel: Strategies for Next Generation Semiconductor IP Management
by Holly Stump on 05-16-2014 at 7:00 am

I just returned from the “Semiconductor Executive Briefing: Strategies for Next Generation Semiconductor IP Management” panel,held at the Computer History Museum, sponsored by Dassault Systèmes.

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(Left to right) Moderator: Warren Savage, President and CEO, IPextreme, with panelists John Tam, Director of Read More


DAC 2013 Pavilion Panel: Affiliation Avenue – The Road to Success!

DAC 2013 Pavilion Panel: Affiliation Avenue – The Road to Success!
by Holly Stump on 05-06-2013 at 7:00 pm

Join us for a free career-building panel at DAC 2013, sponsored by Women in Electronic Design.
· Don’t go it alone! How many times have you heard it?


A lively panel of luminaries discuss how alliances are critical to our success, and cover networking and negotiating skills for achieving personal satisfaction and professional visibility.
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See Hogan’s Heroes at DAC 2013: The EDA Hunger Games!

See Hogan’s Heroes at DAC 2013: The EDA Hunger Games!
by Holly Stump on 03-31-2013 at 8:05 pm

Risks and Rewards of Engaging with EDA Startups:The Hunger Games!

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Doing business with EDA startups comes with both risks and rewards. The Hogan’s Heroes panel at DAC 2013 features key decision makers from fabless, startup and vc firms sharing candid opinions on this risk/reward equation, and the financial and technical… Read More


Margaret Butler: One Woman’s Life in Science

Margaret Butler: One Woman’s Life in Science
by Holly Stump on 03-13-2013 at 4:00 pm

46 years in Computing, 1945-1991

Margaret (Kampschaefer) Butler was a pioneer in technology, a ground-breaking woman who graduated with a B.S in Mathematics and Statistics in 1944, and followed a fascinating career path in the public sector starting in the earliest days of computers and nuclear energy. One of the early female
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Power, Predictions and Pills: Jonathan Koomey, ARM TechCon

Power, Predictions and Pills: Jonathan Koomey, ARM TechCon
by Holly Stump on 10-31-2012 at 5:00 pm

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ARM TechCon Software and Systems Keynote: Why Ultra-Low Power Computing Will Change Everything Simon Segars, speaking of the importance of continuing low power initiatives, introduced Dr. Jonathan Koomey, Consulting Professor at Stanford. (First impression, our kind of guy: He wears engineer shoes, not sales
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Simulation: Expert Insights into Modeling Microcontrollers @ Renesas DevCon

Simulation: Expert Insights into Modeling Microcontrollers @ Renesas DevCon
by Holly Stump on 10-25-2012 at 9:03 pm

Simulation: Expert Insights into Modeling Microcontrollers” was the recent panel hot topic at Renesas DevCon2012, featuring Paolo Giustoof GM, Mark Ramseyerof Renesas, Marc Serughettiof Synopsys, Jay Yantchevof ASTC / VWorks, and Simon Davidmannof Imperas.
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The Auto Industry Speaks @ Renesas DevCon

The Auto Industry Speaks @ Renesas DevCon
by Holly Stump on 10-23-2012 at 9:00 pm

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This year’s Renesas DevCon in Orange County, CA kicked off yesterday with an impressive lineup of speakers, record attendance, and an increased focus on automotive.

TheAuto Industry Speaks,” an Expert Panel organized by Martin Bakerof Renesas, featured:

  • Yoichi Yano, RenesasExecutive VP and Member of the Board,
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DAC 2012 Must-See! Hogan’s Heros: Learning from Apple

DAC 2012 Must-See! Hogan’s Heros: Learning from Apple
by Holly Stump on 04-23-2012 at 6:30 pm

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Who doesn’t love the perennial Hogan’s Heros panel at DAC? Always provocative and illuminating, for technologists, entrepreneurs, and strategists.

At DAC 2012, Jim Hogan’s panel is “Learning from Apple”:Apple. We admire their devices, worship their creators and praisetheir stock in our portfolios. Apple isRead More


"Mechanics of Creativity" at DAC 2012: Oxymoron?

"Mechanics of Creativity" at DAC 2012: Oxymoron?
by Holly Stump on 04-19-2012 at 8:13 pm

A perennial DAC highlight for me is the panel session sponsored by Women in Electronic Design. This year, it is called “The Mechanics of Creativity: What does it take to be an idea machine?”

Is this an oxymoron?

I interviewed panelist Dee McCrorey , Chief Risk Guru and Innovation Catalyst at Risktaking for Success LLC, to find out.Read More