Ted Speers is a Technical Fellow at Microchip Technology Inc. where he is responsible for defining the roadmap for low power, secure, reliable FPGAs and SoC FPGAs. He joined Microsemi, now Microchip, in 1987 and held roles in process engineering and product engineering before assuming his current role in 2003. Ted is a co-inventor on 35 U.S. patents. Prior to joining Microsemi, he worked at LSI Logic. He has a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from Cornell University. Ted has been a member of the RISC-V Foundation Board of Directors since its inception in 2016.