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 EP13: The Three Pillars of Verification with Adnan Hamid

Podcast EP13: The Three Pillars of Verification with Adnan Hamid
by Daniel Nenni on 03-26-2021 at 10:00 am

Dan goes on a scenic tour of verification with Adnan Hamid, founder and CEO of Breker Verification Systems.  We discuss the rather unusual way Adnan got into semiconductors and SoC verification. Adnan then breaks down the verification task into its fundamental parts to reveal what the three pillars of verification are and why … Read More


WEBINAR: Securing Your SoCs: Advanced Techniques for Security Verification

WEBINAR: Securing Your SoCs: Advanced Techniques for Security Verification
by Daniel Nenni on 06-16-2020 at 10:00 am

Security concerns permeate our digital lives. From online financial or personal data transactions, to automobile control and even election tampering, protecting access has become a critical necessity for almost all applications. With semiconductor hardware forming the foundation of modern electronic systems, a hack here… Read More


“Connecting the Divide” at SEMICON Europa

“Connecting the Divide” at SEMICON Europa
by Paul Cohen on 10-29-2019 at 2:00 pm

Connecting the Divide between Design and Manufacturing is an overarching theme within the ESD Alliance as these two essential semiconductor disciples become more reliant on each other. It’s also the reason we’re hosting  SMART Design, the first system-centric series showcasing advances in electronic system design to be held… Read More


SoCs should invest in a strong cache position

SoCs should invest in a strong cache position
by Don Dingee on 12-30-2014 at 4:00 pm

Like most technology firms, Apple has been home to many successes, and some spectacular defeats. One failure was Project Aquarius. At the dawn of the RISC era, before ARM architecture was “discovered” in Cupertino, engineers were hunkered over a Cray X-MP/48. The objective was to design Apple’s own quad core RISC processor to … Read More