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Ken Dockser
Senior Director of Technology, Corporate R&D at Qualcomm


Ken Dockser is the chair of the BitManip Task group. Ken is a Senior Director of Technology at Qualcomm. He heads up the Processor Research Team in Qualcomm Corporate Research & Development. Ken’s career spans more than 3 decades and involves the design and development of high-performance, low-power processors in a variety of CISC and RISC architectures. These processors have found their way into a wide variety of products including in consumer electronics, popular game consoles, smart phones, machine learning accelerators, and the most powerful supercomputers in the world.

When not studying up on the latest architectures, Ken enjoys travelling, attending the performing arts, and learning new crafts. He is continuing to learn glass blowing despite his latest creations decidedly looking like vacuum tubes.

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Agenda Sessions

  • RISC-V Bit-Manipulation ISA Extension: Spec, Hardware, Software