Kris Ardis is an Executive Director in the Security, Software & Processors group at Analog Devices. He began his career with ADI in 1997 as a software engineer and holds two U.S. patents. In his current role, Ardis is responsible for Edge Artificial Intelligence accelerators, Secure Microcontrollers, and Low Power Microcontrollers. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin.