Technical Advisory Board

Technical Advisory Board



Magdy is an internationally recognized EDA and design technology expert. Elected an IEEE fellow for contributions to the test and verification of microprocessors, Magdy has 10 patents issued with several more filed. He founded and chaired a series of workshops on microprocessor test and verification and on the economics of design, test, and manufacturing. Magdy published over 300 technical papers, with four receiving best paper awards. Previously, Magdy was group manager for EDA tools and methodology at Motorola’s high-performance design group. At Freescale, he managed EDA and IP relationships and helped shape strategic goals. An adjunct faculty at the University of Texas at Austin, Magdy holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California.


Stefanos has over two decades of experience in the semiconductor industry. He co-founded Aeluros, a fabless semiconductor company that pioneered the use of CMOS ICs in the optical Ethernet market until its acquisition by Netlogic. He remained at Netlogic as VP of the physical layer products division until the company’s acquisition by Broadcom, where he joined Broadcom’s infrastructure networking group. Stefanos has also worked in R&D and management positions at companies such as Rambus, MIPS, DEC, and 8×8. He’s published papers and was awarded patents in areas ranging from analog circuit design to networking algorithms and memory systems. Stefanos holds a Master’s in Computer Science from the University of Crete and a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford.