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ARM KEYNOTE SPEAKER

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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ARM KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Mohamed Awad

Vice President, IoT & Embedded / Arm


Mohamed Awad is the Vice President of IoT at Arm. He and his team work closely with OEMs, silicon partners, and the software ecosystem to ensure Arm is defining and developing solutions that meet the ever-changing requirements of the IoT and embedded markets. From 2018 to late 2020, Mohamed was Vice President of Marketing for the Infrastructure line of business at Arm, where he was responsible for driving go-to-market strategy, ecosystem development, and product marketing across the business unit including for Arm’s infrastructure platform, Arm Neoverse. Prior to joining Arm, Mohamed spent 10 years in various leadership roles at Broadcom including establishing the Mixed Signal Asic Products (MSAP) division and building Broadcom’s security and mobile payments business from the ground up. Before Broadcom, Mohamed served in leadership roles at Ember Corporation, an early IoT startup, where he most notably founded their European subsidiary, and held positions at Lucent Technologies, Nortel Networks, and Avici Systems, where he led the development of numerous products, including core terabit routers and top-of-rack ethernet switches.

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FEATURE SPOTLIGHT SPEAKER

Dr. Newton Campbell

Senior Principal Solutions Architect / SAIC/NASA


Dr. Newton Campbell is a Computer Scientist specializing in artificial intelligence and machine learning. He is also a STEM educator and Space Advocate. At SAIC, he is a Senior Principal Solutions Architect specializing in Artificial Intelligence. In this role, he currently serves as a Senior Computer Scientist and Artificial Intelligence subject matter expert on the NASA Langley Research Center OCIO Data Science Team. Dr. Campbell is a lead researcher on several programs concerning intelligent drone flight, geomagnetism, and high-performance computing for climate science. He serves as a technical advisor for programs in material science, data visualization, and virtual reality. Dr. Campbell began his career in research and development at Raytheon BBN Technologies in cybersecurity and artificial intelligence. He served as a technical lead in Intelligence Community programs and a principal investigator for multiple DARPA programs. DARPA recognized Dr. Campbell as a “Rising Star” in 2015. He worked directly with U.S. Government program managers to transition newly developed technologies across government organizations during that time. His research interests include internet privacy, network science, and artificial intelligence applications to cyber-physical systems. He has served as the technical lead for a NASA Space Network software engineering project, developing US space-critical infrastructure software. In 2019, Dr. Campbell received a Modern Day Technology Leader award at the Black Engineer of the Year Awards sponsored by the Council of Engineering Deans of HBCUs.

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ARM PARTNER KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Hari Pulapaka

Partner Group Program Manager / Microsoft


Hari is a 13-year Microsoft veteran, who runs the CoreOS program management team for Windows, working on all things hypervisor, virtualization, kernel, hardware architecture, and instruction emulation.

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ARM KEYNOTE SPEAKER

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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ARM KEYNOTE SPEAKER

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. ​