Faster, Safer and Stronger with SiFive and Alphawave IP!
Wednesday, 14.September, Herods Hotel Herzelia
Alphawave IP 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, Alphawave IP is uniquely positioned to deliver connectivity IP and highly competitive domain specific SoCs customized for your application.
Alphawave IP is coming to town to 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 Alphawave IP 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 Alphawave IP is coming to Israel to share with you a half-day of information 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.
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 Alphawave IP 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.
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 Taking RISC-V to the high-end
11:15-11:30 Networking break, coffee and cakes
Alphawave IP Technology Day (click on title for abstract)
12:00-12:30 Connectivity and Memory Products
12:30-13:00 Custom Silicon Solutions with Differentiated IP
13:00-13:30 Alphawave + OpenFive Overview and Direction
13:30-13:45 Wrap-up and raffle
13:45-15:00 Lunch and dispersion
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Our visiting staff:
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
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.
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
Costas Conistis, Sr. Director Sales, Alphawave IP
Costas has 25 years of executive customer-facing experience, including over 20 years at Synopsys as the Regional Manager of Canada and the Northern USA for Synopsys customer support group. He recently served as the Director of Marketing and Sales for Rianta Solutions, acquired by Marvell. Previously he lead IC design at Newbridge Networks, acquired by Nokia. Costas holds a B.A Sc in Electrical Engineering (Honours) from the University of Waterloo.
Our visiting staff:
Shubu Mukherjee, Vice-President of Architecture
Dr. Shubu Mukherjee is SiFive’s VP of Architecture. Shubu is the winner of the ACM SIGARCH Maurice-Wilkes award, a Fellow of ACM, a Fellow of IEEE, and the author of the book, “Architecture Design for Soft Errors.” Shubu holds 60+ patents and has written over 50+ technical papers in top architecture conference and journals. Before joining SiFive in December 2019, Shubu worked at Marvell, Cavium, Intel, and Compaq for 21 years. He received his MS and Phd from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur..
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.
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.
Alphawave IP: the Freedom to Innovate
The era of disaggregated silicon has arrived. Designs are 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, Alphawave IP 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 Alphawave IP 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)
Alphawave IP 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, or enabling businesses to work remotely.
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)
Alphawave IP Custom Silicon Solutions with Differentiated IP
Specialized custom SoC solutions can be optimized to give you greater design flexibility and a competitive edge. Alphawave IP'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.
Our VP Product Marketing, Sudhir Mallya, will walk you through the process of partnering with Alphawave IP to produce your SoC, 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 tapeouts, spec-to-silicon design capabilities and access to the widest portfolio of differentiated IP, Alphawave IP is your choice for design and silicon supply chain. (back to program)
Alphawave IP Overview and Direction
Our Guest Speaker, Costa Conistis, will walk you through an overview of Alphawave and the direction of the merged Alphawave IP + OpenFive entity with information on roadmaps and products direction.
Taking RISC-V to the High End
RISC-V adoption continues to grow at a remarkable rate, as it has been deployed in diverse applications such as automotive, data centers, and mobile. The true potential of RISC-V is being met with high performance architectures from SiFive, on a par with leading-edge proprietary processor platforms, reaching the market. This talk will highlight what SiFive is doing at both the ISA level and the microarchitecture level to reach the high-end of computing markets. From our partnership with leading semiconductor companies, to architectural enhancements such as single thread performance, multicore scalability, aggressive power management, and a host of other features, SiFive is paving the way for the next era of compute.
SiFive Enterprise Class Products and Services
Like RISC-V, the search for 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)
A nice present will be given to each participant, courtesy of Alphawave IP ...
and a nice raffle prize will be drawn among participants, courtesy of SiFive!
Every participant will receive a nice giveaway from Alphawave IP. In addition, we will raffle a Dr Who HiFive Inventor Coding Kit - courtesy of SiFive - a combination of the best in entertainment with the best in technology for learning. Combining fun and education to get your kids into the magic world of computer programming - with a powerful SiFive processor, of course!
Join us to enjoy great informative sessions and great networking - and you will surely walk away with a nice giveaway, and maybe also with a very nice raffle present, too!
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Wednesday, September 14th 2022 at the Herods Hotel Herzelia