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Andrew Richards
Founder | CEO at Codeplay Software Ltd


CEO and Co-founder of Codeplay, a pioneer in GPU acceleration, Andrew started his career writing video games in the days of 8-bit computers, progressing to become a lead games programmer at Eutechnyx, where he wrote best-selling titles such as Pete Sampras Tennis and Total Drivin’. Andrew researched and developed early GPU compiler technology, and founded Codeplay in 2002. Codeplay has been producing compilers for games consoles, special-purpose processors and GPUs since then. Andrew is also the Chair of the Software working group of the HSA Foundation and former Chair of the SYCL™ for OpenCL™ sub-group of the Khronos Group. Today, Codeplay is a world-leading specialist in heterogeneous computing technology, working on artificial intelligence, HPC and ADAS for automotive.

Agenda Sessions

  • LIVE Q&A Forum with Speakers: Room B

  • Enabling open programming models in RISC-V for AI and HPC