Dr. Ken Wagner has over 25 years experience in electronic systems as a hardware and embedded software engineer, researcher and senior manager in Silicon Valley, New York and Canada. Ken was previously with PMC-Sierra as their Vice-President of Engineering for Communication Products, Distinguished Engineer and Design Services Director. He also lead PMC's low-power initiatives for storage and telecom products. Previously, Ken worked as Design and DFT Director for several Silicon Valley fabless IC startups designing video, graphics and imaging devices. And at Synopsys, he managed software CAD development. At IBM, he was a Senior Engineer in EDA, consulting worldwide for IBM product development. Early in his career he designed mainframes at Amdahl. Ken was Editor-In-Chief of IEEE Design and Test of Computers. He holds multiple patents from his employers including a First Plateau Patent award from IBM Corporation. Ken is a Senior Member of the IEEE, a Golden Core Member of the IEEE Computer Society and an IEEE CAS member. Ken spent 1992 as an AAAS Congressional Science Fellow in Washington, DC. He received his Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. Ken is also an Adjunct Professor of ECE at McGill University. He teaches, consults and trains engineering professionals at IEEE/ACM conferences and other events.