Product Development Director & Co-founder, Think Silicon S.A.
Iakovos has over 20 years of experience in the Computer Graphics and Semiconductor industry. As CTO of Think Silicon, he builds multidisciplinary teams codesigning HW and SW that deliver Ultra Low power Graphics Processors to market. He has a strong technology track record in bringing new technology innovation from concept to implementation and subsequently to commercial products. He has worked for Advanced Rendering Technology in the UK and USA, where he co-engineered the first Ray Tracing Graphics Engine chip and in Greece where he successfully led teams of engineers in Atmel’s Multimedia and Communication Business Unit to the tape out of numerous devices that reached mass production in the multimedia and wireless markets. He has a D.Phil from the Centre for VLSI and Computer Graphics of the University of Sussex, UK and is a member of IEEE since 1996.
NEOX™, Graphics, Compute & AI extensions based on the RISC-V ISA
Next-generation embedded processors face the huge challenge to offer significant performance capabilities on new diverse types of workloads whilst maintaining very low power consumption. Think Silicon’s NEOX™ IP Series presents a flexible and scalable solution that enables the rapid deployment of AI, Machine Learning and GPGPU applications in resource constraint devices, while significantly improving battery life. NEOX™ leverages the modularity and openness of the RISC-V ecosystem to provide a rich ecosystem of support tools to accelerate application specific solutions.