David Patterson is a UC Berkeley professor of the graduate school, a Google distinguished engineer and the RISC-V Foundation Vice-Chair. He received his BA, MS and PhD degrees from UCLA. His Reduced Instruction Set Computer (RISC), Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks (RAID) and Network of Workstation projects helped lead to multibillion-dollar industries. This work led to about 40 awards for research, teaching and service plus many papers and seven books. The best-known book is Computer Architecture: A Quantitative Approach and the newest is The RISC-V Reader: An Open Architecture Atlas. He and his co-author John Hennessy shared the 2017 ACM A.M Turing Award.