Mr. Levy was previously a senior analyst at In-Stat/MDR and an editor at EDN magazine, focusing in both roles on processors for the embedded industry.
Levy began his career in the semiconductor industry at Intel Corporation, where he served as both a senior applications engineer and customer training specialist for Intel's microprocessor and flash memory products. He is the co-author of Designing with Flash Memory, the one and only technical book on this subject, and received several patents while at Intel for his ideas related to flash memory architecture and usage as a disk drive alternative. He is also a volunteer firefighter.
EEMBC Director of Software Engineering
Shay Gal-On is EEMBC's Director of Software Engineering and leader of the EEMBC Technology Center. At EEMBC Shay created the EnergyBench and MultiBench Standards for benchmarking.
Prior to EEMBC Shay was Principal Performance Analyst in the Microprocessor Products Group at PMC Sierra where he influenced the design of new processors, including instruction set design, and optimized both hardware and software products. Other roles in the microprocessor industry over the past decade include Improv Systems where Shay created unique hardware-software codesign tools, and Intel where Shay created production libraries for analysis and optimization of binaries used in simulators, compilers, and binary translators.
Satoshi "Steve" Otsuka
EEMBC Japan Regional Manager
Satoshi "Steve" Otsuka is Japan regional manager for EEMBC.
He also serves as an independent consultant on embedded system designs and Japan representative for The Multicore Association.
Previously he held various technical director positions at M-Systems Flash Disk Pioneers (now SanDisk) and Future Electronics.
Prior to these positions, he was an x86 processor specialist at Intel for 10 years.