Kees Vissers graduated from Delft University in the Netherlands. Since then, he's worked as a researcher at Philips Research in Eindhoven, an industrial fellow at Carnegie Mellon University, a visiting industrial fellow at UC Berkeley, director of architecture at Trimedia, CTO at Chameleon Systems, and a Board member of Beecube. Today he is heading a team of researchers at Xilinx, developing next generation programming environments for processors and FPGA fabrics. His most current research includes work on Neural Networks and reduced precision Neural Networks.
Oliver Gunasekara joined ARM in 1995 to lead its mobile activities, initially in Europe and then latter in Japan and Silicon Valley. His last role at ARM was Vice President of Ccorporate Business Development and M&A. He joined video start-up W&W Communications in 2007 as Vice President of Mobile business and founded NGCodec in 2012. Oliver holds a Bachelor's degree with honours in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Greenwich London, UK and a Mini-MBA from the AeA/Executive Institute, Stanford University Graduate School of Business.