Jim Moawad is a Technical Solution Specialist with Intel’s Network & Custom Logic Group specializing in compute acceleration using Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA). He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Georgia Tech with a focus on processor architecture. He designed telecommunication systems at Bell Laboratories / Lucent Technologies from 1999 to 2006 utilizing FPGAs and multi-processor arrays. Since 2006, he has worked as a Field Application Engineer helping customers architect systems with FPGA, embedded processors, DSP and various memory solutions including DRAM, solid state drives and high bandwidth memory (HBM).