Sreepada. V. Hegade is a senior manager at Lattice Semiconductor. He is responsible for delivering software and solutions for machine learning using Lattice FPGAs. His team delivers the neural network compiler that is part of Lattice’s SensAI software stack and provides reference networks that achieve strong accuracy and throughput. He has 20+ years of experience in the semiconductor industry developing software, tools, methodologies and applications. He has experience in delivering software for FPGA implementation, device programmers and security features involving silicon and software. Prior to Lattice, he worked at a couple of start-ups. He holds a Master’s degree from San Jose State University.