Board of Directors
Dan has a BS with honors from Johns Hopkins University and an MS as a Sloan Fellow from Stanford Business School.
In 2012, Oliver founded NGCodec, a start-up focused on next generation cloud video acceleration. As CEO he raised over $15M, grew the team to over 40 people and won SaaS business with Amazon/Twitch. In 2019 the company was acquired by Xilinx.
Oliver holds a Bachelor’s degree with honors in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Greenwich London, and a Mini-MBA from the AeA/Executive Institute, Stanford University Graduate School of Business. He is the inventor of two patents.
Renee is a former Director of the World Ocean Council and holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Business Administration.
Simon led the development of early ground-breaking Arm processors – the Arm7 and Arm9 – powering the world’s first digital mobile phones. He played a key role in developing industry standards, and his engineering work led to him being granted several embedded-systems patents. He became vice president of engineering in 2001, and before being named as Arm CEO in July 2013, he held several other strategy positions including global head of sales. He was personally responsible for expanding the company’s U.S. business and strengthening its leadership and relationships in California’s Silicon Valley, where he still lives with his family.
Simon helped steer the company through the 2016 acquisition by SoftBank. He is active with multiple international industry associations, chairing the board of the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) and the Electronic System Design Alliance (ESD Alliance) Governing Council, as well as serving on the board of the UK’s Techworks. Simon is also a non-executive director of Dolby Laboratories, Inc.
Simon earned his BEng in electronic engineering from the University of Sussex and an MSc in computer science from the University of Manchester. In recognition of his extraordinary lifetime accomplishments and his impact to the global tech industry, Simon was conferred an Honorary Doctor of Science from the University of Sussex.
Awards include – Faraday medal (IET), Morris Chang Leadership award (GSA), Business Trans-formation (Wharton Infosys), Founders medal (IEEE).