Richard Bohl is currently a Senior Field AI Engineer for Graphcore and previously a Systems Architect for ML/AI in the Strategic Engagements Team at NXP Semiconductors. He is a veteran of 6 startups of which 2 he co-founded in industry segments spanning processor design, logic synthesis, RTL-to-GDSII synthesis/place/route, transaction-level processor simulation, and Apple MFi media controllers. Throughout his career, Richard has managed both internal and customer-facing subject matter experts, as well as, provided technical leadership as an individual contributor. He is also co-author of a patent for automation of human-like control of RTL-to-GDSII design flows. Richard has a BSEE in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin where he was a Distinguished College Scholar.