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Biography:Rod is the Technical Director of Vehicle Architecture and System Analysis with responsibility for understanding the complete vehicle architecture; going beyond the SoC to understand the wider implications and usage of Arm IP. Rod is also responsible for system level analysis which involves analyzing the performance, power and efficiency of systems; comparing solutions and understanding implementations and processor architectures. This is done through various methods including benchmarking, teardowns and analyzing partners requirements documents. This work drives Arm's IP road maps and ensures Arm remains a leader in high efficiency design implementations that are well suited to the automotive market. Prior to joining Arm, Rod worked at Motorola, Cambridge Broadband Networks and Digital Equipment Corporation as a system designer. Rod has a Master's Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, a Member of The Institution of Engineering and Technology and is a Chartered Engineer.
CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation in four main areas: low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies. A prominent player in the European Research Area, it is involved in setting up collaborative projects with many partners around the world.