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Faster, Safer and Stronger with SiFive and OpenFive!

Wednesday, 14.September, Herods Hotel Herzelia

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OpenFive Technology Day:

Wednesday, 14.September, Herods Hotel Herzelia

The era of disaggregated silicon has arrived. Designs are being architected over multiple chiplets, and robust connectivity IP is integrated in virtually every design. With over 17 years’ experience, hundreds of successful tapeouts, spec-to-silicon design capabilities, customizable platforms, and differentiated IP for Artificial Intelligence, Datacenter / High-Performance Computing, Networking and Storage applications, OpenFive is uniquely positioned to deliver connectivity IP and highly competitive domain specific SoCs customized for your application.

OpenFive is coming to town to visit you and share information about key technologies that may revolutionize your very next design.  Come join us on a half day of information exchange and technical discussions, on a cozy atmosphere and together with a unique representation of our Chip Design Community in Israel.  You will walk away with an extended knowledge of how OpenFive can partner with you to make your next SoC design safer, faster and more powerful.

​This Technology Day is tailored for SoC & System Architects, SoC designers, Design Managers and SoC Execs. We will enjoy the cozy refinement of the Herods Herzelia and the company of a selected representation of Israel's Chip Design Community. A senior team from SiFive and OpenFive is coming to Israel to share with you a half-day of information sharing and new ideas. Participation is free but it requires early registration. All participants will have free parking at the Herods, and you will be our guests for breakfast and lunch.​

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SiFive Technology Day:

Wednesday, 14.September, Herods Hotel Herzelia

 

The future of RISC-V has no limits.  As the pioneers who introduced RISC-V to the world, with more than 300 design wins with over 100 companies, including eight of the top ten semiconductor companies worldwide, and with billions of customer SoCs shipped, SiFive is leading the RISC-V revolution.

 

SiFive is coming to town to visit you and share information about key technologies that may revolutionize your very next design. Come join us on a half day of information exchange and technical discussions, on a cozy atmosphere and together with a unique representation of our Chip Design Community in Israel.  You will walk away with an extended knowledge of how SiFive can partner with you to make your next SoC design safer, faster and more powerful.

 

​This Technology Day is tailored for SoC & System Architects, SoC designers, Design Managers and SoC Execs. Like always, we will enjoy the cozy refinement of the Herods Herzelia and the company of a selected representation of Israel's Chip Design Community. A senior team from SiFive and OpenFive is coming to Israel to share with you a half-day of information sharing and new ideas. Participation is free but it requires early registration. All participants will have free parking at the Herods, and you will be our guests for breakfast and lunch.​

Program:
Note: changes to the program or presenters may happen.

 

8:30-9:00       Registration and breakfast

9:00-9:15       Welcome and agenda

 

                        SiFive Technology Day (click on title for abstract)

 

9:15-9:55        SiFive: Shaping the RISC-V Revolution - vision & strategy

9:55-10:35      SiFive Enterprise Class Products and Services

10:35-11:15    SiFive Relentless Innovation - with Automotive Partners

11:15-11:30    Networking break, coffee and cakes

 

                        OpenFive Technology Day (click on title for abstract)

11:30-12:10    OpenFive: the Freedom to Innovate – vision & strategy

12:10-12:50    Connectivity and Memory Products

12:50-13:30    Custom Silicon Solutions with Differentiated IP

13:30-13:45    Wrap-up and raffle

 

13:45-15:00    Lunch and dispersion

Register to the SiFive and OpenFive Technology Days

 
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Our visiting staff:
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James MacHale, Vice-President of Worldwide Sales

James is responsible for the Global Sales Activity of the SoC IP business in OpenFive. Prior to joining OpenFive, James has been in a wide variety of executive IP Sales and Business Development roles for different companies, including a 15-years tenure as a Sales Vice President of MIPS Technologies, Inc. James holds a B.Eng. in Electronics from the University of Dublin and an MBA in International Marketing from the Santa Clara University

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Sudhir Mallya, Vice-President of Corporate and Product Marketing

Sudhir is Vice President of Corporate and Product Marketing at OpenFive.  He is based in Silicon Valley, USA and has held executive positions in engineering, marketing, and business development at leading global semiconductor companies. He has a BSEE from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and a MSEE from the University of Cincinnati.

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Ketan Mehta, Sr. Director of Interface IP

Ketan is responsible for HBM Memory, Interlaken, Ethernet, Die-to-Die links, and other high-speed interfaces. With over 25 years of experience in engineering, product planning, and marketing, Ketan has a rich background in IP connectivity solutions for applications including high-performance computing (HPC), AI, networking, data center, and storage. He received his M.S. degree in electrical engineering from The University of Texas at San Antonio, and his MBA from San Jose State University

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Our visiting staff:
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Jerry Ardizzone, Vice-President of Worldwide Sales

As SVP Sales, Jerry oversees SiFive's rapidly expanding worldwide sales efforts. He has spent nearly four decades in the semiconductor and semiconductor IP industries in senior and executive sales roles at numerous companies in this segment. Jerry lead Arm's sales efforts through its early years and presided over its North American operations as President of Arm, Inc. He then went on to run Tensilica's sales operations until Cadence acquired Tensilica.

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Jahoor Vohra, Sr. Director, Field Applications

Jahoor is a proven leader in the Microprocessor IP domain. Currently he serves as the Director of field engineering in SiFive, managing a global team. Previously, Jahoor led numerous customer activities with other IP companies. Jahoor brings technical value to SiFive by understanding and streamlining the customer experience on their interaction with his organization.

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Antonio Russo, Director of Product Management, Automotive

Antonio has over 20 years’ experience in the semiconductor industry, holding roles in system design, technical sales & product management with Intel, Arm and most recently SiFive. Antonio’s recent focus has been on automotive applications, creating product roadmaps for semiconductor IP to be used in MCUs, MPUs and SoCs. In his current role at SiFive, Antonio is defining the portfolio and roadmap for automotive enabled CPUs and supporting IP.

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Presentations' Abstracts
Presentations' Abstracts

OpenFive: the Freedom to Innovate

The era of disaggregated silicon has arrived. Designs are being architected over multiple chiplets, and robust connectivity IP is integrated in virtually every design. With over 17 years’ experience, hundreds of successful tapeouts, spec-to-silicon design capabilities, customizable platforms, and differentiated IP for Artificial Intelligence, Datacenter / High-Performance Computing, Networking and Storage applications, OpenFive is uniquely positioned to deliver connectivity IP and highly competitive domain specific SoCs customized for your application.

 

Our Vice President of World-Wide Sales, James MacHale, will outline to you the achievements of OpenFive and our growth strategy to democratize custom silicon and bring our partners a fast ramp-up and a fast and painless access to the complete supply chain that is required for a SoC design.  (back to program)

OpenFive Connectivity and Memory Products

Connectivity is at the heart of everything we do; from the way we work with each other, build our strategic alliances, and enable our customers with our leading products and services.​ Why? Because connectivity delivers the moments that really matter, from video calling someone across the globe, enabling businesses to work remotely and even connecting the frontline.   

 

Our Connectivity Product Marketing expert, Ketan Metha, will walk you through the latest challenges in disaggregated silicon and how this approach can help your company differentiate from the market with innovative and more competitive solutions. And together with that, how first-class connectivity and memory IP can add performance to your next-generation design.   (back to program)

 

OpenFive Custom Silicon Solutions with Differentiated IP

When standard products don’t meet your business or technical requirements, it’s time to go custom. Specialized custom SoC solutions can be optimized for power, performance, and area, giving you greater design flexibility and a competitive edge. OpenFive’s Idea-to-Silicon capabilities combined with our advanced design methodologies on leading-edge 5nm, 7nm and 12nm foundry processes, and 2.5D packaging technology enable exciting new designs applications such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Edge computing, Networking, and High-Performance Computing (HPC).

 

Our VP Product Marketing, Sudhir Mallya, will walk you through the process of partnering with OpenFive to produce your SoC, while avoiding the hustles of growing up a silicon development team of your own. With an accumulated experience of hundreds of man-years, hundreds of successful tapeout, spec-to-silicon design capabilities and access to the widest portfolio of differentiated IP, OpenFive is your choice for design and silicon supply chain.   (back to program)

SiFive: Shaping the RISC-V Revolution

The future of RISC-V has no limits.  As the pioneers who introduced RISC-V to the world, with more than 300 design wins with over 100 companies, including 8 of the top 10 semiconductor companies worldwide, and with billions of customer SoCs shipped, SiFive is leading the RISC-V revolution.

 

Listen to our Vice President of World-Wide Sales, Jerry Ardizzone, tell you about the amazing changes that have re-shaped the Microprocessor IP landscape since SiFive’s inception, and about our strategy to continuously improve our service to the Fabless Community, world-wide.   (back to program)

 

SiFive Enterprise Class Products and Services

Like RISC-V, the search for more performance on Enterprise applications has no limits. Despite its inception ages after their main competitors, SiFive has quickly closed the gap and produced industry-leading solutions for Enterprise-class Networking and Machine-Learning application processors. The RISC-V ecosystem, doubles itself every few months, having reached several thousands of companies to date.

 

Listen to our Director of Field Applications, Jahoor Vohra, on how we can engage with you to provide the industry’s highest performance per silicon area or power that you allocate to your CPU system and how the SiFive Enterprise Solutions will continue to grow as we advance through 2022 and beyond.  (back to program)

 

 

SiFive’s Relentless Innovation - with Automotive partners

SiFive is walking into the automotive world through powerful partnerships with the leaders in this segment. A portfolio of automotive-graded Processors is in the making with milestones being crossed at a very fast pace. Today, SiFive is ready to announce widely a number of processor IP blocks that are ASIL graded and carry all the required deliverables for automotive (such as a rich safety package).

 

Listen to our Director of Automotive Products Management, Antonio Russo, as he describes to you how an Automotive Expert Team for IP was grown, the partnerships that were created along the way, and the resulting products that are now ready for your consideration and use.   (back to program)

 
 
 

Register to the SiFive and OpenFive Technology Days

Wednesday, September 14th 2022 at the Herods Hotel Herzelia