Mike Thompson

Senior Manager of Product Marketing, DesignWare ARC Processors

Mike Thompson, Senior Manager of Product Marketing for the DesignWare ARC Processors at Synopsys, is responsible for the microprocessor cores and subsystem solutions, and the development tools used with them. He has more than 30 years experience in both design and support of microprocessors, microcontrollers, IP, and the development of embedded applications and tools. Mike worked  previously for Virage Logic, Actel, MIPS, ZiLOG, Philips/Signetics, and AMD. He is also the primary author for Configurable Thoughts, a blog that discusses everything to do with microprocessors. Mike holds a BSEE from Northern Illinois University and an MBA from Santa Clara University.