Taking AI to the Next Level
Wednesday, July 12, 2023
With forty years of involvement in product development of AI-related products, Dr. Rhines brings perspective to the emerging capabilities that will take AI to the next level of commercial reality. One of the most important enablers is the ability to protect data privacy and ownership while making the data available for intelligent queries.
Rhines will address these and other issues that will drive the next wave in the AI revolution.
ABOUT: Walden C. (Wally) Rhines is President and CEO of Cornami, Inc., a fabless semiconductor and software company focused on fully homomorphic encryption. He was previously CEO of Mentor Graphics for 25 years and Chairman of the Board for 17 years. During his tenure at Mentor, revenue nearly quadrupled and market value of the company increased 10X.
Prior to joining Mentor Graphics, Dr. Rhines was Executive Vice President, Semiconductor Group, responsible for TI’s worldwide semiconductor business.
Dr. Rhines has served on the boards of Cirrus Logic, QORVO, TriQuint Semiconductor, Global Logic, PTK Corp., Silvaco, Pallidus and as Chairman of the Electronic Design Automation Consortium (five two-year terms). He is a Lifetime Fellow of the IEEE.
Dr. Rhines holds a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from the University of Michigan, a Master of Science and PhD in materials science and engineering from Stanford University, an MBA from Southern Methodist University and Honorary Doctor of Technology degrees from the University of Florida and Nottingham Trent University.
In 2021, the Global Semiconductor Alliance honored Dr. Rhines, with its prestigious Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award.