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Lokwon Kim


Dr. Lokwon Kim is CEO of DEEPX, a leading company in edge AI semiconductors. He earned his Ph.D. from UCLA, where he carried out research on neuromorphic computing for deep learning; automated optimization methodology for power, area, and performance of digital designs; system-on-chips (or application processors); security and reliability of computer hardware systems; and reconfigurable computing. He has authored and co-authored over 15 journal papers, 15 conference papers, and 50 patents.

Prior to joining DEEPX, Dr.LokWon Kim had over a decade's full-time research and industry experience at world leading research labs and companies such as Apple, Cisco Systems, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Broadcom, Korea ElectronicsTechnology Institute (KETI), and Hynix semiconductor, playing a key role in the design and verification of various computer hardware systems used widely around the world. From 2014 to 2017, he was with Apple at Cupertino, CA, where he led design and verification of application processors used in the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and more. From 2011 to 2014, he worked at Cisco Systems where he played a key role in modelling, design, and verification of network router core chipsets. He was the recipient of the Cisco Achievement Program Award in recognition of outstanding employee efforts and achievements at Cisco Systems.  




Oct 22
Towards an AIoT Era Enabled by DEEPX

Lokwon Kim


More than ever, the electronic devices that are critical to everyday personal life and the social infrastructure are increasingly dependent on intelligent and autonomous computer systems. In recent y...

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