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Dr. Naveed Sherwani

Dr. Naveed Sherwani

Chairman & CEO, RapidSilicon
Dr. Naveed Sherwani is a well-known semiconductor industry veteran with over 30 years of entrepreneurial, engineering, and management experience. He is widely recognized as an innovator and main driver of the strategic evangelization of RISC-V International. Naveed has been recognized as the leader of the “Most Respected Private Semiconductor Company” a record five times by the GSA (Global Semiconductor Alliance). Naveed has also authored several books and over 100 articles on various aspects of VLSI physical design automation and ASICs. Naveed is currently Chairman and CEO at Rapid Silicon, focused on FPGA+SoCs for the intelligent edge.