Member of the Advisory Board @ Alligator Communications
Santiago Fernandez-Gomez leads the Design Engineering group at Genia Technologies, developing the next generation DNA sequencing technology. He is also the founder of Mind Spaces LLC, and a member of the technical advisory board of Gigacom. Previously he founded nanoASICs, Inc., now part of Gigacom Semiconductor, which specialized in providing expertise in delivering the latest SoC products
Santiago Fernandez-Gomez leads the Design Engineering group at Genia Technologies, developing the next generation DNA sequencing technology. He is also the founder of Mind Spaces LLC, and a member of the technical advisory board of Gigacom. Previously he founded nanoASICs, Inc., now part of Gigacom Semiconductor, which specialized in providing expertise in delivering the latest SoC products in nano-meter technologies. Santiago is a former Sr. Manager at Apple Inc., where he led various groups in the development of the company's flagship handheld products. Previously, he led the SoC integration initiatives in Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Inc., in their multi-core processors. His expertise in the Semiconductor industry extends as well to process technologies, with participation in the development of technology nodes for high performance processors (Apple, AMD), graphics (ATI), and the first image sensors in CMOS technology (Pixim), throughout all process nodes from 0.25um to 32nm, in leading World Foundries like TSMC, Global Foundries, and Samsung. Dr. Fernandez-Gomez actively collaborates with the University, as a former Consulting Faculty at Stanford University, and through co-authored papers and consultant in research activities.
Specialties: Strategic Planning, E3, Partnerships, and Management on a Global context. Semiconductor Technology & Design for the Mobile and Server Computer Hardware Industry.
Director of Design Engineering @ Decided to skip 14nm, 10nm, and 7nm, and jump directly to 1.2nm. Challenges ahead! From September 2014 to Present (1 year 4 months) San Francisco Bay AreaMember of the Advisory Board @ Lowest Power Vision Processing that will change the way consumer devices will "see" the World. From July 2015 to Present (6 months) Member of the Board of Directors @ The finest turn-key shop, with the best expertise in custom and semi-custom all the way down to 14nm. From May 2015 to Present (8 months) San Francisco Bay AreaMember of the Advisory Board @ 16Gb SERDES and other awesome IP From January 2014 to Present (2 years) San Francisco Bay AreaFounder & Managing Director @ Global Management and Development of great upcoming new products in the Semiconductor Industry. Strategic thinking. Building outstanding global teams and partnerships. From November 2010 to Present (5 years 2 months) San Francisco Bay AreaCEO @ Skipper. Looking after the best interest of nanoASICs customers, and often manning the galley. From July 2012 to September 2014 (2 years 3 months) Sr. Manager @ The latest and greatest iPhones, iPods, iPads, and Apple TVs. From May 2007 to November 2010 (3 years 7 months) Principal Member of the Technical Staff @ SoC Global Initiatives From October 2005 to May 2007 (1 year 8 months) Manager, VLSI Design @ Processors and ASICs for set-top boxes and mobile devices. From October 2004 to October 2005 (1 year 1 month) Manager, Physical Design @ CMOS Image Sensors and Image Processors. From April 2002 to October 2004 (2 years 7 months) Consulting Associate Faculty @ Adaptive Computing, Test, and Fault-Tolerance among others. From 1999 to 2004 (5 years) Sr. SoC Lead and Architect @ The first multi-million mass production integrated northbridge ATI ever produced :) From 2000 to 2002 (2 years)
PhD, Electrical Engineering @ Universidad de Vigo From 1993 to 1998 Master of Science, Telecommunication Engineering @ Universidad Politécnica de Madrid From 1986 to 1993 Santiago Fernandez-Gomez is skilled in: Engineering Management, Strategic Planning, Semiconductor Industry, HW development, Consulting Engineering, Microprocessors, Graphics, Video, SoC, Semiconductor Manufacturing, Semiconductor Design, Management Consulting, Image Sensors, ASIC, 3DIC
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