Podcast EP90: A Tour of Cadence’s Cloud Solutions with Mahesh Turaga

Podcast EP90: A Tour of Cadence’s Cloud Solutions with Mahesh Turaga
by Daniel Nenni on 06-24-2022 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by Mahesh Turaga, VP of Cloud Business Development at Cadence Design Systems. Mahesh brings extensive customer-facing experience to Cadence in business development, strategy, pre-sales, and consulting. He provides an overview of the cloud solutions provided by Cadence. The various business models, technical… Read More


Podcast EP89: An Overview of NXP’s MCX MCU Products with CK Phua

Podcast EP89: An Overview of NXP’s MCX MCU Products with CK Phua
by Daniel Nenni on 06-22-2022 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by CK Phua of NXP. CK joined Philips Semiconductors in 1993 and worked in various roles including quality, applications engineering, product engineering and technical marketing. After Philips, CK joined Freescale in 2012 and rejoined NXP through the Freescale merger. CK is now a Product Manager for Microcontrollers… Read More


Podcast EP88: A conversation with Maheen Hamid, one of Silicon Valley’s 100 Most Influential Women

Podcast EP88: A conversation with Maheen Hamid, one of Silicon Valley’s 100 Most Influential Women
by Daniel Nenni on 06-17-2022 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by Maheen Hamid, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Breker Verification Systems and a recipient of Silicon Valley Business Journal’s 100 most influential women award. Maheen discusses her journey to Silicon Valley and Breker, beginning with her upbringing in Bangladesh. Maheen married… Read More


Podcast EP87: How Axiomise Addresses the Verification Challenge

Podcast EP87: How Axiomise Addresses the Verification Challenge
by Daniel Nenni on 06-16-2022 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by GD Bansal, COO at Axiomise.  Dan explores the Axiomise business model to provide training and consulting services for formal verification with GD. The benefits and challenges of using formal verification on complex designs are discussed, along with the benefits of the Axiomize vendor-neutral approach to … Read More


Podcast: Will Arm Risk RISC-V?

Podcast: Will Arm Risk RISC-V?
by Daniel Nenni on 06-15-2022 at 6:00 am

What’s at stake? A candid discussion between Junko Yoshida, Editor in Chief of the Ojo-Yoshida Report, and Frank Lin, CEO of Andes.

Will Arm RISC-V? from the Ojo-Yoshida Report

Andes Technology, a Taiwanese CPU core IP company, began phasing out its proprietary processing architecture in favor of RISC-V in 2015, as it preparedRead More


Podcast EP85: How Expedera is Revolutionizing AI Deployment

Podcast EP85: How Expedera is Revolutionizing AI Deployment
by Daniel Nenni on 06-10-2022 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by Sharad Chole, chief scientist & co-founder at Expedera. Sharad is an expert in AI frameworks, power-aware neural network optimizations, and programmable dataflow architectures. Previously, he was an architect at Cisco, Memoir Systems, and Microsoft.

Dan and Shared explore Expedera’s unique AI… Read More


Podcast EP84: MegaChips and Their Launch in the US with Doug Fairbairn

Podcast EP84: MegaChips and Their Launch in the US with Doug Fairbairn
by Daniel Nenni on 06-08-2022 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by semiconductor and EDA industry veteran Douglas Fairbairn. Doug provides details about MegaChips, where he currently heads business development. MegaChips is a large, successful 30-year old semiconductor company based in Japan.

Doug is helping MegaChips launch in the US with a focus on ASIC design and delivery.… Read More


Podcast EP83: The ESD Alliance and SEMI – Mission and Strategy with Bob Smith

Podcast EP83: The ESD Alliance and SEMI – Mission and Strategy with Bob Smith
by Daniel Nenni on 06-03-2022 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by Bob Smith, executive director of the ESD Alliance, a SEMI technology community. The ESD Alliance represents the electronic system and semiconductor design ecosystems. It is the first design-oriented community in SEMI.

Bob explores the mission of the ESD Alliance and how the organization leverages the worldwide… Read More


Podcast EP82: The Critical Need for Reliability in Future Products

Podcast EP82: The Critical Need for Reliability in Future Products
by Daniel Nenni on 05-27-2022 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by Charlie Slayman, technical leader at Cisco Systems working on reliability physics and risk assessment of advanced semiconductor technology. He is also the general chair of the International Reliability Physics Symposium, or IRPS which is the focus of the discussion.

Dan explores the rapidly growing application… Read More


Podcast EP81: The Future of Neural Processing with Quadric’s Steve Roddy

Podcast EP81: The Future of Neural Processing with Quadric’s Steve Roddy
by Daniel Nenni on 05-20-2022 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by Steve Roddy, chief marketing officer of Quadric, a leading processor technology intellectual property (IP) licensor. Roddy brings more than 30 years of marketing and product management expertise across the machine learning (ML), neural network processor (NPU), microprocessor, digital signal processor

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