Chief Executive Officer
Simon Segars, CEO, has been at the heart of transformational change in the technology industry for 25 years. He led the development of early ARM processors for the world’s first digital mobile phones and now spearheads ARM’s vision for smart and connected technologies that create better social, economic, education and health prospects for all. Before being appointed CEO in July 2013, Simon held several leadership positions within ARM’s engineering and business development teams. He lives in California’s Silicon Valley, but spends much of his time meeting leading influencers in the world’s technology hubs in the US, Europe and China.
Simon serves on the Boards of the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), the Electronic Design Automation Consortium (EDAC), and as a non-executive director at Dolby Laboratories, Inc.
He holds a number of embedded CPU architecture patents and earned his BEng in electronic engineering from the University of Sussex as well as an MSc in computer science from the University of Manchester.
President, IP Products Group (IPG)
Rene Haas is the president of ARM’s Intellectual Property Group (IPG) and a member of the ARM Executive Committee. Rene took over management of IPG in January 2017 and is responsible for all IPG activities including product development, engineering, sales, marketing, and commercial operations.
Rene was previously ARM’s chief commercial officer in charge of global sales and marketing, a position he held since Oct. 2015. Prior to that he served as the vice president of strategic alliances.
Before joining ARM, Rene held several applications management, applications engineering and product engineering roles, including seven years at NVIDIA as vice president and general manager of its computing products business.
Rene is based in Cambridge, UK, but spends significant time in the major technology centers in the US and Asia Pacific.
President, IoT Services Group
Dipesh is the President of IoT Services Group at ARM. Prior to this, he served as the EVP Incubation Businesses responsible for development of new businesses to create solutions to enable the Internet of Things. He was previously EVP Technical Operations, responsible for ARM's infrastructure used for IP development. Before this role he was general manager of the physical design group. Dipesh joined ARM in 1997 and has held senior management positions working primarily in System on Chip (SoC) related activities including vice president of Technology for physical IP and Director of Research.
Chief Operating Officer
Graham Budd was appointed Chief Operating Officer in July 2008. Prior to this he was EVP and General Manager of the Processor Division from July 2005. He joined ARM in 1992 as a VLSI design engineer and led the development of several of ARM's early system-on-chip designs. Since then he has held a number of engineering, marketing and operations leadership roles. He is a chartered engineer.
EVP and General Counsel
Carolyn Herzog is EVP and General counsel at ARM. Carolyn joins ARM from Symantec where she served as the Chief Compliance Officer, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel responsible for the Office of Ethics and Compliance, the Privacy Program Office, Litigation, Employment, Product Legal, Global Enterprise Go-to-Market, Americas Sales and Services and License Compliance.
Previously, Carolyn was the Vice President, Head of Legal and Public Affairs for Symantec’s Europe, Middle East and Africa region, based in the UK. Carolyn has served on the European Board of the Association of Corporate Counsel as well as the Board for the National Cyber Security Alliance, and prior to moving to the technology sector, Carolyn worked in the international development arena, both in the non-profit sector and with The World Bank in Washington, DC.
Kirsty joined ARM in 2002 and has held various leadership roles in the People Team including Executive Remuneration, Rewards, Organizational Effectiveness, People Services and Systems. She is known for her achievements on developing programs that deliver high performance, high engagement and progressive organizations. At ARM she is focused on creating a workplace where people love to collaborate, growth is encouraged and innovation flourishes, all done in ARM’s own unique way. Prior to ARM, Kirsty was HR Director for a start-up company, GF-X, and started her HR career at Accenture.
Chief Technology Officer
Mike Muller was one of the founders of ARM. Before joining the Group, he was responsible for hardware strategy and the development of portable products at Acorn Computers. He was previously at Orbis Computers. At ARM he was VP, Marketing from 1992 to 1996 and EVP, Business Development until October 2000 when he was appointed Chief Technology Officer. In October 2001, he was appointed to the Board.
EVP and Chief Strategy Officer
Jason Zajac joined ARM as Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer in 2017. Prior to joining ARM, Jason was most recently EVP of Strategy at NBCUniversal. Jason was previously a Partner and Managing Director for the Boston Consulting Group, in the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications practice, and he has held multiple senior management roles at leading technology companies in Silicon Valley, including Hewlett-Packard, Yahoo!, and Palm.
Chief Information Officer
Andy Smith joined ARM in 2014 as Chief Information Officer. Prior to this he spent 5 years as a Government CIO working for one of the agencies within Defence. Before that he worked for 20 years with BP in a variety of roles and locations around the world, the last 8 years of which were spent on a series of challenging CIO roles.
EVP and President of ARM Greater China
Allen Wu was appointed President of ARM Greater China in January 2013. He joined ARM in 2004 and held the roles of President of ARM China and Country Manager & VP of sales for ARM China. Prior to ARM, Allen was VP of Corporate Marketing at Arasor, Entrepreneur in Residence at NEC America, and the founder of AccelerateMobile. He held sales and engineering positions at Mentor Graphics, LSI Logic, and Intel in the Silicon Valley. Allen holds two US patents in core based IC design methodology.