Hans Bouwmeester is Sr. Director for Open-Silicon’s IP Applications Engineering department as well as their ARM Center of Excellence. He is responsible for IP vendor selection and qualification, customer IP selection and IP integration. He also manages Open-Silicon’s ARM SoC design activities including Architecture Analysis, ESL Modeling and Processor Hardening. Prior to joining Open-Silicon in January of 2007, he spent 14 years with Philips Semiconductors in a variety of roles including embedded processor development, IP program management and ASIC design management. In 2005 he became director of the Philips Eindhoven IC design center responsible for development of a wide range of products. He has an MSEE degree from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.