About Bill Finch:
Bill is a 10 year veteran of the IP business having joined CAST in 2001. Prior to that he held executive positions at several companies involved in semiconductor manufacturing and processing. He began his career with GenRad and held a number of positions in worldwide sales and product management roles.
CAST develops, sells, and supports semiconductor IP (intellectual property) for electronic system designers. Engineers use our pre-designed and pre-verified IP Cores and Platform IP products to save development time and add functionality beyond their areas of expertise or when economics dictates that buying is actually more efficient than building in house.
About Jim Bruister:
Jim is President of SoC Solutions, an SOC IP supplier, integration and verification services company founded in 2000. Jim is a 30 year veteran of the ASIC and semiconductor industry. Prior to SoC Solutions, Jim created and managed ASIC design groups at VLSI Technology and Home Wireless Networks. Jim started his career at Mostek as a microcontroller chip designer.
About SoC Solutions:
SoC Solutions provides solutions for Microprocessor based FPGAs, ASICs, ASSP, and Structured ASICs. We offer solutions for ARM®, Tensilica, ARC, 8051 and other Microprocessor based SOCs. Our soft core HDL designs include PiP-AMBA Pre-integrated IP Platforms, AMBA Peripherals, AMBA Bus Cores and the software drivers to go with them.