Defining what's next for the technology sector at ARM TechCon 2016

Visionary industry leaders including SoftBank CEO and Chairman Masayoshi Son, ARM CEO Simon Segars and Raspberry Pi Foundation founder Eben Upton will all keynote at ARM TechCon 2016

Oct 19, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- An impressive list of global technology influencers has been confirmed for ARM® TechCon 2016. Speakers include Masayoshi Son, Chairman and CEO of SoftBank, Simon Segars, the CEO of ARM, Mike Muller, ARM CTO and co-founder and Raspberry Pi CEO, Eben Upton. Their keynotes will offer valuable insights into current trends and future opportunities that are driving the growth and roadmaps of the ARM partnership.

Defining what's next for the technology sector at ARM TechCon 2016

TechCon is ARM's premier hardware engineering and software developer event and it will once again return to the Santa Clara Convention Center from October 25 – 27, 2016. Topics are drawn from all across the industry with a particular focus on the embedded compute sector, network and cloud infrastructure and the Internet of Things (IoT).

"We are entering a new phase of growth acceleration as connected technologies transition from field trials into mass deployments," said Simon Segars, CEO, ARM. "It is vitally important that we collaborate as an industry to ensure complex elements such as security are right from the start. ARM TechCon 2016 provides a forum where the industry can come together and look across the landscape of opportunity; from the device, to the network, cloud and services as we jointly solve problems and define what the next decade of technology should look like."

The keynote speakers include:

Masayoshi Son – CEO and Chairman of the Board, SoftBank Group Corp.: ARM and SoftBank: A Joint Vision of the Future 

Tuesday, October 25, 09:30 – 10:15

In his first public appearance with ARM since the company's historic acquisition, Masayoshi Son, SoftBank Group Corp. Chairman and CEO will discuss his professional journey, the innovation that fuels his passion and his sweeping vision of a happier, smarter and better connected world. Following the keynote, Masayoshi Son and ARM CEO Simon Segars will take the stage together to talk about what lies ahead for the ARM and SoftBank ecosystems.

Mike Muller – CTO, ARM: Can Your Health Care Provider be Trusted?

Tuesday, October 25, 10:15 – 11:15

ARM co-founder and CTO Mike Muller will share news about the new embedded hardware and software technologies ARM will offer to unlock opportunity across the IoT. Mike will also use the health care and medical sectors as case studies for examining the challenges we have yet to solve as we usher in a smarter, more connected world.

Simon Segars – CEO, ARM: Partnership for Enhancing the Human Experience

Wednesday, October 26, 09:30 – 10:20

As the technology sector creates more intuitive and capable hardware and software, a paradigm shift looms for our world and the technology industry. ARM CEO Simon Segars will discuss how this new system of interconnected technologies is creating new value for society and business and how the ARM ecosystem will drive the pace of entrepreneurial creativity to enhance the human experience. 

Eben Upton – Founder, Raspberry Pi Foundation: Rasberry Pi: A Portrait in Innovation

Wednesday, October 26, 13:30 – 14:20

It started with a dream to educate people all over the world about computing and computer science with a low-cost compute device... and Raspberry Pi was formed. Seven years later, Raspberry Pi has sold more than ten million units and is bound for outer space. In his keynote, founder Eben Upton will share some of the lessons learned in this journey and discuss plans for the future of the Raspberry Pi Foundation and the Raspberry Pi device. 

Charlie Miller – Senior Security Engineer, Uber: Automotive Security: A Hacker's Eye View

Thursday, October 27, 09:30 – 10:20

Charlie Miller, Senior Security Engineer at Uber, takes a deep dive into automotive security, current attacks and vulnerabilities, as well as looking toward the future and the onset of autonomous vehicles. Hear candid calls to action and highly distinctive insight into vehicle security from this famed hacker's perspective.

Jon Masters – Chief ARM Architect and Technical Lead for RHEL Server, Red Hat: The Wonderful World of Open Source

Thursday, October 27, 16:30 – 17:00

Open Source is far more than just a development methodology. In his keynote, Jon Masters, Chief ARM Architect and Technical Lead for RHEL Server at Red Hat, explores how collaborative, community-powered innovation is transforming the modern world. Jon will share the people, stories and unique magic that build the many Open Source technologies we rely upon every day.

Additional Keynote Speakers Include:

  • Jem Davis – ARM fellow, vice president of technology, Imaging and Vision Group, ARM
  • Dr Greg Yeric – ARM fellow

In addition to keynote speakers, the three day event includes 70+ hours of expert-led education, nine separate conference tracks and access to more than 115 exhibiting suppliers, providing attendees with a one-stop shop to source all of their embedded solutions. To learn more about ARM TechCon 2016, please visit:

About ARM TechCon

ARM TechCon supports the collaboration between hardware engineers and software developers, enabling them to work synergistically to accelerate time-to-market and optimize ARM-based designs. ARM TechCon delivers a comprehensive forum created to further ignite the development and optimization of ARM-based embedded innovations. ARM TechCon is organized by UBM Americas, a part of UBM plc (UBM.L), an Events First marketing and communications services business.

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