ROME, ITALY, July 31, 2020 – Exein is pleased to announce that Professor Alberto Sangiovanni Vincentelli has joined its board of directors. The Berkeley professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, who previously co-founded several companies in the field of Electronic Design Automation such as Cadence and Synopsys, has now decided to put his trust in Exein’s pioneering edge security project.
“I am truly excited to join the board of EXEIN. The company is addressing a substantial problem in the security of infrastructure in a novel and technically sound way. Today, our oil and gas, electrical energy, health, and transportation infrastructures, to cite a few, are based on embedded systems that are vulnerable to cyber attacks yielding devastating effects. EXEIN technology is an important step in making our infrastructures resilient.”
Alberto Sangiovanni Vincentelli, Board Member
About Alberto Sangiovanni Vincentelli
Born in Milan, Alberto Sangiovanni Vincentelli holds the Edgar L. and Harold H. Buttner Chair of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley.
He became a member of the faculty in 1976, and five years later he was a visiting scientist in the Mathematical Sciences department of IBM’s T. J. Watson Research Center. Author of over 850 papers, 18 books and 2 patents in the field of design tools and methodologies, large-scale systems, and embedded and hybrid systems, he received the University of California’s Distinguished Teaching Award in 1981 and the global IEEE Graduate Teaching Award in 1995 (a technical award for “inspirational teaching of graduate students”).
Co-founder of Cadence and Synopsys, two leading companies in the field of Electronic Design Automation, he was a member of the HP Strategic Technology Advisory Board and is currently part of the Science and Technology Advisory Board of General Motors and of theTechnology Advisory Council of United Technologies Corporation. He has served as a consultant to many companies including Bell Labs, IBM, Intel, United Technologies Corporation, Sony, ST, and Hitachi. He was ranked no. 1 in the world in Computer Hardware and Architecture in the Microsoft Libra Academic Search.