Mike Fitton received his PhD from the University of Bristol, UK in the domain of signal processing, wireless communications and software defined radio. He has wide expertise in planning, strategy and wireless systems research and development. Dr Fitton has broad experience over 25 years in the signal processing domain, including product line management, system architecture, algorithm development, and semiconductors across wireless operators, network infrastructure and most recently in Machine Learning. He is the Senior Director of Strategic Planning and Business Development at Achronix. Achronix Semiconductor Corporation is a privately held, fabless semiconductor corporation based in Santa Clara, California and offers high-performance FPGA and embedded FPGA (eFPGA) IP solutions.