2015 Keynote Speakers

Tuesday, November 10 | 9:30AM-10:30AM

Mike Muller 1 - Colour High Resolution.JPG
Mike Muller
Chief Technology Officer | ARM
Innovation is Thriving in Semiconductors

Mike Muller was appointed chief technology officer in October 2000 and joined the board of directors in 2001.

More Info
Mike was one of the founding members of ARM and has held leadership roles in many parts of the company.

Before joining ARM, Mike worked for Orbis Computers and had the responsibility for hardware strategy and development of portable products at Acorn Computers.

In July 2012, he became director of Intelligent Energy Holdings PLC and Infinite Energy, Inc.

Wednesday, November 11 | 9:30AM-10:30AM

_DSC6336, 6336
Simon Segars
Chief Executive Officer | ARM
Building Trust in a Connected World

Simon Segars is the Chief Executive Officer of ARM and serves on its Board of Directors.

More Info
He was the company’s 16th employee and has held a variety of roles from junior engineer to leadership positions in engineering and business development. He also led the development of early products such as the ARM7™ and ARM9™ CPUs that powered the first digital mobile phones, and holds patents in the field of embedded CPU architectures.

Simon is driven by a vision of technology that invisibly empowers people and businesses to improve social, economic, education and health outcomes for a globally connected population. He is passionate about embedding ARM’s energy-efficient IP everywhere intelligence is required.

Simon serves on the Boards of the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), the Electronic Design Automation Consortium (EDAC), and as a non-executive director at Dolby Laboratories.

He holds a BEng in electronic engineering from University of Sussex and an MSc in computer science from The University of Manchester.

Balaji Yelamanchili
Executive vice president and general manager, Enterprise Security Business | Symantec

Prior to joining Symantec, Mr. Yelamanchili served as senior vice president of Business Intelligence and Enterprise Performance Management Products at Oracle. In this role, he was responsible for Oracle’s business analytics and performance management product strategy, management, product development, and product Go-to-Market (GTM) functions. Before that, he was senior vice president and General Manager of the Content Management and Archiving Division at EMC Corporation and was a vice president of Products for Documentum Inc. He also worked at Rational Software Corporation (now part of IBM) and Electronic Data Systems (now part of HP), in a variety of development, marketing, and market development areas.

Mr. Yelamanchili holds an M.S. in engineering from Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor Michigan.

Coby Sella
VP Products and Technology | ARM (Former Sansa CEO before its acquisition by ARM)

Coby Sella was CEO of Sansa Security before its July 2015 acquisition by ARM, a position he held for nearly five years. Before joining Sansa, he spent 11 years at Zoran, where he served — among other positions — as senior vice president and general manager of Zoran’s mobile division, addressing the digital camera and mobile handset markets. Prior to joining Zoran, Mr. Sella held various positions at the DSP Group, IBM and National Semiconductor. Mr.Sella holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, the Israel Institute of Technology.

Paul Beckwith
Chief Security Officer for the Progressive Group of Insurance Companies

Paul Beckwith has been with Progressive since 2010 and has responsibility for information security, physical security, business continuity planning, and corporate investigations. Prior to joining Progressive, Paul worked in banking where he held a number of roles related to information security and anti-money laundering compliance and operations. He has built successful risk management programs in a variety of regulatory environments, partnering closely with technology teams, with a focus on the customer.


Wednesday, November 11 | 1:30pm-2:20pm

Danny Kaye
Executive Vice President, Global Research and Technology Strategy | Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
The Future Movie Experience is Already Here

As Executive Vice President, Global Research and Technology Strategy, for Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Danny Kaye leads strategy for next generation digital and technology formats and platforms worldwide and has a comprehensive view of the interests and habits of today’s consumer.

More Info

Did you want to watch “The Martian” at home when it opened in theaters last month? AR/VR, Early Window Releases and next gen video and audio technologies promise exciting, new content experiences for consumers this year. Danny Kaye, 20th Century Fox’s Executive Vice President, Research and Technology Strategy will demonstrate how Fox content facilitates these new experiences and will enable consumers to acquire, share and consume content whenever and wherever they choose. He will share the Global UHD outlook, a view into the UHD format, going beyond resolution and bit rate to include new encoding profiles with increased dynamic range, wider color gamut and enhanced audio formats. He’ll also offer a peek at AR/VR projects at Fox Innovation Labs and how these new entertainment palettes can expand user experiences with movies.

Thursday, November 12 | 9:30am-10:30am

Robert Clark photo[1]
Robert Clark
Senior Director | Development, Oracle
Broadening Innovations Horizons

Robert Clark is Senior Director of Software Development for Oracle, where he is responsible for the development of Oracle’s Internet of Things and Java Embedded Platforms.

More Info
Robert has over 20 years of experience developing software in both large and small organizations. Prior to his current role at Oracle, Robert led many successful software development teams both inside and outside of Oracle. At Oracle, he was responsible for Enterprise Manager Application Performance Management and Oracle’s J2EE server prior to the integration of WebLogic. He has led teams at HP, Mercury Interactive, Attachmate, Netscape and Sun Microsystems in addition to several startups. Robert has authored numerous technical articles, and has been named as inventor on three United States patents. Robert earned a master’s degree in computer science and a bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering, cum laude from the University of Connecticut.


Eric Klein
Partner | Lemnos Labs
Broadening Innovations Horizons

Eric’s passion is building, marketing, and funding innovative hardware products. He is a partner at Lemnos Labs, the premiere early-stage hardware investment fund and incubator based in San Francisco.

More Info
Eric previously enjoyed executive and product roles at Nokia, Sun Microsystems, Real Networks, Palm, and Apple. He also played an early role in a number of successful startups including Bungie, the developers of the Halo game franchise, and Dash Navigation, the world’s first connected GPS device.

Thursday, November 12 | 1:30PM-2:20PM

Colt McAnlis
Developer Advocate | Google
The Hard Things About the Internet of Things

Colt McAnlis is a Developer Advocate at Google focusing on Performance & Compression.

More Info
Before that, he was a graphics programmer in the games industry working at Blizzard, Microsoft (Ensemble), and Petroglyph. He’s been an Adjunct Professor at SMU Guildhall, a UDACITY instructor (twice), and a Book Author. When he’s not working with developers, Colt spends his time preparing for an invasion of giant ants from outer space.

You can follow him on G+, Twitter, Github, Linkedin, or his Blog.