Warren East

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Warren East
Born David Warren Arthur East
(1961-10-27) 27 October 1961 (age 53)
Residence Cambridgeshire
Nationality British
Ethnicity White British
Education Monmouth School, Monmouth
Alma mater Wadham College, Oxford University
Occupation Businessman
Years active 1983–present
Salary £1,701,564
Title Chief Executive, ARM Holdings plc
Term 2001–2013
Successor Simon Segars
Children 3

David Warren Arthur East CBE FREng FIET (born 27 October 1961) is a British businessman and former Chief Executive of ARM Holdings plc, a British multinational semiconductor and software design company.

Early life[edit]

East has a degree in Engineering from Wadham College, Oxford University. He has an MBA degree from Cranfield School of Management, Cranfield University.


Warren East joined ARM in 1994 to establish the company's consulting business and later became VP of business operations. Within three years he was appointed to the Board as Chief Operating Officer. East was appointed Chief Executive Officer of ARM Holdings in October 2001.[1] He retired from ARM on 1 July 2013, with Simon Segars taking over.[2]

East was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2014 New Year Honours for services to the technology industry.[3]

Personal life[edit]

East is married with three children, and lives in Cambridgeshire.[4]


  1. ^ "Warren East: Executive Profile & Biography". BusinessWeek. Bloomberg. Retrieved 13 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "ARM CEO Warren East steps down". PC Pro. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  3. ^ The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 60728. p. 8. 31 December 2013.
  4. ^ "Mildner Lecture - Low Power Technology Vision". UCL DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRONIC & ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING. Retrieved 13 November 2012. 

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