Karthikeyan Avudaiyappan serves as our Vice President of Technology, CPU Hardware. Before joining Soft Machines, Mr. Avudaiyappan worked at NetLogic Microsystems as an architect. From 1997 to 2009, Mr. Avudaiyappan worked as an engineer and lead architect at Sun Microsystems, where he was instrumental in the development of several UltraSPARC and Niagara microprocessor products. Mr. Avudaiyappan holds a B.S.E.E. from PSG Engineering College in Coimbatore, India.