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Richard Newell
Senior Principal Product Architect at Microsemi, a Microchip Company


Richard Newell is senior principal product architect at Microchip, architecting the security features for the current and future generations of flash-based FPGAs and SoC FPGAs. He is chair of the RISC-V Foundation Cryptographic Extensions Task Group. Richard has an electrical engineering background with experience in analog and digital signal processing, cryptography, control systems, inertial sensors and systems, and FPGAs. He is an alumnus of the University of Iowa. Richard is the recipient of over one dozen U.S. patents, and is a member of the Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu honorary engineering societies.

Agenda Sessions

  • Keynote Panel: Opportunities and Challenges in Security for Open Source Hardware