Harn Hua has more than a decade of experience in FPGA and embedded systems design at Xilinx, Inc. in San Jose, California and later on, in mobile computing platform development at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) in Tokyo, Japan. He holds a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, and is proficient in English, Mandarin and Japanese.
Kirvy is a co-founder and runs business development for Plunify. He has more than 15 years of experience in design and building complex software systems. Before starting Plunify, he also founded a company providing text messaging products and services in the early days of the mobile industry. He speaks only English and Mandarin, but writes codes in 10 languages. Kirvy graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science.
Hichem has over 30 years of FPGA Experience covering Switch Technology, Architecture, Tools, and Applications. Hichem has a wide and deep knowledge of use of FPGAs and other ASSPs in Comms, Datacenter, Defense, Industrial, and Automotive. Before joining Plunify, he held several executive management positions in Marketing, Sales, and Engineering at various silicon and software companies. He holds a Master of Sciences and a PhD in Computer Science and Microelectronics from the Polytechnique Institute in Grenoble, France.
Poh Heng graduated from Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelors Degree in Applied Science. He is a certified Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) and a Linux evangelist. Prior to Plunify, he was a senior consultant in NCS, a subsidiary of SingTel. He spearheaded the movement to deploy IPTV solutions on a Linux platform and was tasked to ensure the eco-system works with Broadcom chipsets. Poh Heng was also the Chief Engineer in Agis, a mapping and navigation company. He has developed APIs to enable Location Based Services using mobile cells and GPS technology. After Poh Heng graduated from NTU, he co-founded In Touch Systems that deals with Point of Sale solutions
Nachiket Kapre is an Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Engineering at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. He was a Junior Research Fellow at Imperial College London (2010-2012) and received his Ph.D. from California Institute of Technology in 2010. He was a consultant with Maxeler Inc. in London (2011-2012). He is broadly interested in understanding and exploiting the potential of VLSI technology for designing next-generation computer architectures.