Simon brings over 20 years of professional experience from both private and public semiconductor companies imparting a strong business and technology management background to CogniVue. He has a pervasive understanding in all areas of semiconductor business and product development. In addition to establishing a new corporate vision and market strategy for CogniVue, Simon is responsible for leading the evolution of the company from an R&D cost center through spin-out to an independent privately held fabless semiconductor and embedded software business.

Prior to joining CogniVue, Simon was Director at BDC Venture Capital, responsible for investment strategy with a focus on advanced technologies and semiconductor. From 1995-2006 he held various senior and executive leadership positions at Atsana Semiconductor, a venture-backed massively parallel processor company, and senior positions at Texas Instruments. At TI his team established the highly successful Communication Infrastructure business, leading the development of TI’s first 3G base station chipset and TI’s first C64X based DSPs – winning nine out of ten base station customers. He also worked in the Wireless Terminals Business Unit at TI, and led the Mobile Digital Broadcast business. He holds an M.Eng in Electrical Engineering and a B.Eng in Electrical Engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada and is a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario.

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