Simon Segars speaking at the Web Summit in 2017
Simon Anthony Segars
17 October 1967
Basildon, Essex, England
|Residence||Silicon Valley, California, US|
|Thesis||Low power microprocessor design (1996)|
|Academic advisors||Steve Furber|
Simon Anthony Segars (born 17 October 1967) is the chief executive officer (CEO) of ARM Holdings plc. ARM is a world leading semiconductor IP company headquartered in Cambridge, England, that was acquired by SoftBank Group for £24.3 billion ($32 billion) in 2016.
Segars was educated at the University of Sussex where he was awarded a Bachelor of Engineering degree in electronic engineering. He went on to study for a Master of Science degree from the School of Computer Science at the University of Manchester in 1996 on low power microprocessor design in the ARM6 chip, supervised by Steve Furber.
In July 2013 he succeeded Warren East as CEO of ARM. He is a member of the board of directors at Electronic Design Automation Ltd, the Eda Consortium, the Global Semiconductor Alliance and Dolby Laboratories Inc.
Awards and honours
- Mance, Henry (7 July 2013). "Simon Segars, ARM Holdings chief". Financial Times. London.(subscription required)
- Segars, Simon; Sheikholeslami, Ali; Fischer, Stephen (2003). "Guest editorial: Special issue of the digital, memory, and signal processing sessions of the 2003 ISSCC". IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits. 38 (11): 1791. doi:10.1109/JSSC.2003.818123.
- Segars, Simon Anthony (1996). Low Power Microprocessor Design (MSc thesis). University of Manchester. OCLC 643624237. Copac 36604476.
- Evenstad, Lis (2016). "UKtech50 interview: ARM Holdings CEO Simon Segars". Computer Weekly. Archived from the original on 8 December 2016.
- Anon (2017). "Simon Segars". Bloomberg L.P. Archived from the original on 2 February 2017.
- Cave, Andrew (23 March 2013). "Sunday Interview: ARM's Warren East and Simon Segars". The Daily Telegraph.
- on YouTube
- on YouTube, Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas
- on YouTube
- Moore, James (2016). "ARM chief Simon Segars hails £24.3bn SoftBank deal as 'good for Britain'". The Independent. London. Archived from the original on 21 April 2017.
- Bertoni, Steven. "PODCAST: How Arm Holdings Got Into Every Tech Gadget You Own". Forbes. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
- Simon Segars's publications indexed by the Scopus bibliographic database. (subscription required)
- Segars, Simon (1998). "The ARM9 family-high performance microprocessors for embedded applications". Proceedings International Conference on Computer Design. VLSI in Computers and Processors (Cat. No.98CB36273). p. 230. doi:10.1109/ICCD.1998.727055. ISBN 0-8186-9099-2.
- Segars, Simon (1997). "ARM7TDMI power consumption". IEEE Micro. 17 (4): 12. doi:10.1109/40.612178.
- Goudge, Liam; Segars, Simon (1996). "Thumb: Reducing the cost of 32-bit RISC performance in portable and consumer applications". COMPCON '96. Technologies for the Information Superhighway Digest of Papers. p. 176. doi:10.1109/CMPCON.1996.501765. ISBN 0-8186-7414-8.