Robert Ober

LSI Fellow, LSI

Robert Ober is an LSI Fellow in Corporate Strategy, driving LSI into new technologies, businesses, and products. He has 30 years of experience in processor and system architecture. Prior to joining LSI, he was a Fellow in the Office of the CTO at AMD, with responsibility for mobile platforms, embedded platforms, and wireless strategy. He was one of the founding board members of OLPC ($100 laptop.org) and was influential in its technical evolution, and was also a board member of OpenSPARC. Previously, he was chief architect at Infineon Technologies, responsible for the TriCore family of processors used in automotive, communication, and security products. In addition, he drove improvements in semiconductor methodology, libraries, process, and mobile phone platforms. He was manager of Newton Technologies at Apple Computer and was involved in the creation of the PowerPC Macintosh computers, PowerPC, StrongARM, and ARC processors. He also has experience in the development of CDC, CRAY, and SPARC supercomputers, mainframes and high-speed networks, and he has dozens of patents in mobility, computing, and processor architecture. He has an honors bachelor of applied science (BASc) degree in systems design engineering from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada.

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