Dr. John Glossner

Dr. John Glossner
Dr. John Glossner is president of the HSA Foundation. He also serves as CEO of Optimum Semiconductor Technologies, Inc., dba General Processor Technologies, the US division of China-based Wuxi DSP in partnership with Beijing-based Hua Xia GPT. Dr. Glossner received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from TU Delft in the Netherlands, M.S. degrees in electrical engineering and engineering management from NTU, and holds a B.S.E.E. degree from Penn State. He has published over 120 articles and has been issued 36 patents.

Neil Parris

Neil Parris
Neil is responsible for product management of the ARM CoreLink interconnect products. He joined ARM in 2000 as a design engineer working on IP design, validation and test chips and more recently, in 2010, moved to marketing. Neil has a long held interest in heterogeneous compute and cache coherent interconnects.

About the HSA Foundation
The HSA (Heterogeneous System Architecture) Foundation is a non-profit consortium of SoC IP vendors, OEMs, academia, SoC vendors, OSVs and ISVs committed to making programming for parallel computing easy and pervasive. HSA members are building a heterogeneous computing ecosystem, rooted in industry standards, which combines scalar processing on the CPU with parallel processing on the GPU, while enabling high bandwidth access to memory and high application performance with low power consumption. HSA defines interfaces for parallel computation using CPU, GPU and other programmable and fixed function devices, while supporting a diverse set of high-level programming languages, and creating the foundation for next-generation, general-purpose computing. See:, also follow the HSA Foundation on Twitter.

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