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Ian Bratt

Fellow and Senior Director of Technology, Machine Learning Group / Arm


Ian Bratt is a Senior Director of Technology and Fellow within Arm's Machine Learning Group, where he leads the ML Technology group.

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Rene Haas

President, IP Products Group (IPG) / Arm


Rene Haas is the President of Arm’s IP Products Group (IPG) and a member of the Arm Executive Committee. Rene took over the management of IPG in January 2017 and is responsible for all IPG activities including product development, engineering, sales, marketing, and commercial operations.​ Rene was previously Arm’s Chief Commercial Officer in charge of global sales and marketing, a position he held since October 2015. Prior to that, he served as the Vice President of Strategic Alliances.​ Before joining Arm, Rene held several applications management, applications engineering, and product engineering roles, including seven years at NVIDIA as Vice President and General Manager of its computing products business.​ Rene is based in Cambridge, UK, but spends significant time in the major technology centers in the US and Asia Pacific. ​

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Victoria Mitchell

Vice President, Systems Engineering / Arm


Victoria (Vicki) Mitchell leads the Central Engineering Systems Engineering group within IPG. Systems Engineering works with global Arm engineering teams and the Arm ecosystem in the development, analysis and verification of Arm systems, production of key systems IP (such as bus interconnect, DMA, GIC, SMMU, Display Controllers, ISP), and the development of Arm test chips. Vicki joined Arm Ltd. In Cambridge in 2018 as the VP of Technology Services Group, where her remit was to define, promote, and lead the transformational change program that will deliver a >2X improvement in operating cost and design efficiency through the use of cloud compute, machine learning, operational research / design analytics, and big data. Prior to Arm, Vicki was Senior Director of the worldwide Heterogeneous Programming Group at Intel after their acquisition of Altera. Her team was responsible for high level design compilers, firmware, models and simulation, development tools and IP, and operating system enablement for Altera’s microprocessor subsystems and high-performance FPGAs. Vicki had been leading that team since joining Altera in late 2011, and was responsible for the build-out of the embedded software function at the Austin Technology Center. Vicki has over 30 years’ experience in low-level, systems software, the majority of which has been for semiconductor companies including Cirrus Logic, SigmaTel, and IDT. Vicki holds a BS in Software Engineering from Colorado Technical University and an MS in Data Science from Northwestern University. She lives in Austin, TX.

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Simon Segars

Chief Executive Officer / Arm


Since joining Arm as one of its first employees, Simon has driven technical and business innovations to help transform the company into the leading architect of the most pervasive compute technology the world has ever seen.​ Simon led the development of early ground-breaking Arm processors – the Arm7 and Arm9 – powering the world’s first digital mobile phones. He played a key role in developing industry standards, and his engineering work led to him being granted several embedded-systems patents. He became Vice President of engineering in 2001, and before being named as Arm Chief Executive Officer in July 2013, he held several other strategy positions including global head of sales. He was personally responsible for expanding the company’s U.S. business and strengthening its leadership and relationships in California’s Silicon Valley, where he still lives with his family.​ Simon helped steer the company through the 2016 acquisition by SoftBank, and, in June 2017, was elected to serve on the SoftBank board. He also sits on the boards of the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), the Electronic System Design Alliance (ESD Alliance), TechWorks and is a non-executive director at Dolby Laboratories, Inc.​ Simon earned his BEng in electronic engineering from the University of Sussex and an MSc in computer science from the University of Manchester. In recognition of his extraordinary lifetime accomplishments and his impact on the global tech industry, Simon was conferred an Honorary Doctor of Science from the University of Sussex.​

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Allaukik Abhishek

Principle Engineer / Arm


Allaukik Abhishek is Principal Engineer in the Solutions Engineering Group of Arm’s Infrastructure Line of Business. He leads the Cellular and Enterprise Networking verticals – to bring and showcase Arm technology in this sector. Allaukik has 20 years' experience in Communication and Networking. Domain knowledge in this area spans from Physical layer to Applications – in Broadband Wireless (WiMax), Cellular (LTE, 5G), Wi-Fi, LPWAN, and Audio/Video. Lately, Allaukik's focus has been to bring in the best-in-class infrastructure technologies (cloud-native concepts), security, analytics and ML to the 5G connectivity and networking sphere. He holds a Bachelor in Technology (Honors) from the Indian Institute of Technology.

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Mark Abrams

Field Engineer Edge Specialist / SUSE


Mark has worked as a full stack engineer for over 20 years. Over the last seven he has focused on developing and delivering private cloud solutions for global enterprises and Fortune 100 companies - helping developers, operators, and executives with strategy, architecture, and the implementation of cloud-native solutions. Mark continues to work with the latest cloud-native developments with a strong interest and focus on bringing these game-changing technologies to the edge.