Kim Hailey received his BS from Texas Tech in 1972. After consulting on microprocessor architecture for AMD and Data General, he co-founded Meta Software in 1979 and served as Executive Vice President through the company's IPO in 1996. In 1998 he co-founded Pixelcam and later sold the company to Zoran. In 2011 he founded Transmute.
Bob Conn received his BSEE from UC Berkeley in 1970. He started his career at National Semiconductor in 1970 as a senior engineer. From 1995-2005 he was Principal Engineer at Xilinx, where he twice won the Ross Freemen Xilinx Innovator of the Year award. He was later a Principal Scientist at RTI International and Founder and CTO of siXis. Mr. Conn holds more than 80 patents.
Lance Glasser, Ph.D.
After receiving his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from MIT in 1979, Dr. Glasser was Professor of EE at MIT from 1980-1988. He then joined DARPA as Director of Electronics Technology, serving from 1989 until 1996, when he joined KLA-Tencor, eventually becoming CTO. Dr. Glasser is currently President and CEO of ExXothermic.