Expedera provides scalable neural engine semiconductor IP that enables major improvements in performance, power, and latency while reducing cost and complexity in AI-inference applications. Third-party silicon-validated, Expedera’s solutions produce superior performance and are scalable to a wide range of applications from edge nodes and smartphones to automotive and data centers. Expedera’s Origin™ deep learning accelerator products are easily integrated, readily scalable, and can be customized to application requirements. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.
CEO & Co-founder
Da is co-founder and CEO of Expedera. Previously, he was cofounder and COO of Memoir Systems, an optimized memory IP startup, leading to a successful acquisition by Cisco. At Cisco, he led the Datacenter Switch ASICs for Nexus 3/9K, MDS, CSPG products. Da brings more than 25 years of ASIC experience at Cisco, Nvidia, and Abrizio. He holds a BS EECS from UC Berkeley, MS/PhD EE from Stanford.
VP Engineering & Co-founder
As co-founder of Expedera, Siyad leads Expedera's engineering and product development. Previously, Siyad led Algorithmic TCAM ASIC and IP teams for Cisco Nexus7k, MDS, Cat4k/6k. He brings more than 25 years of experience driving ASIC design and DFT at Spanslogic (Cisco), Zettacom (IDT), Chameleon, and AMD. He holds a PhD EE from Stanford.
Chief Scientist & Co-founder
As Chief Scientist, Sharad brings his extensive experience in software-hardware co-development to enable efficient AI processing. Sharad is an expert in AI frameworks, power-aware neural network optimizations, and programmable dataflow architectures. Previously, he was an architect at Cisco, Memoir Systems (Cisco), and Microsoft. He holds a BTech from IIT Kanpur.
Vice President of Marketing
Paul is VP of Marketing at Expedera. He brings a talent for transforming new technology into products that excite customers. Previously, Paul was VP Marketing at PLDA, specializing in high-speed interconnect IP, until its acquisition by Rambus. Before PLDA, he was Senior Director of Marketing at Rambus. Paul brings more than 20 years of marketing experience including Quicklogic and Aptina (Micron). He holds a BS in Management and Marketing from Manhattan College.
VP Business Development
Nancy leads the business development efforts at Expedera. She is a customer-focused professional with extensive start-up experience in silicon IP and EDA. She has worked at Andes Technology, Memoir Systems, Kilopass, Ansys, Virtual Silicon, and COMPASS/VLSI Technology. She holds BA Computer Science from UC Berkeley.
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