Ron Black

Board Director

Dr. Black, CEO at Codasip, a German Electronic Design Automation (EDA) and RISC-V IP company, has over 30 years of industry experience in semiconductors, software, design automation, and IP. Ron has run ten global technology businesses over 30 years and been a director or advisor at many more, all of which involved scaling and/or corporate transformations. Before joining Codasip, Ron was President and CEO of Imagination Technologies and before that he was CEO at Rambus, MobiWire, UPEK, and Wavecom, roughly splitting his time between Europe and the US. He holds a BS and MS in Engineering and a Ph.D. in Materials science from Cornell University.