Analysts

Our analyst team brings experience in product design, marketing, management, and industry analysis to your issues. We have a deep understanding of technology and also bring a strategic perspective to any issue. We cut through the hype to offer independent, unbiased recommendations.



   Linley Gwennap

Linley Gwennap is the president of The Linley Group and principal analyst, focusing on processors for servers, mobile, and deep learning. He is also publisher and editor-in-chief of Microprocessor Report. One of the most respected analysts in the microprocessor industry, he has followed the industry for more than 25 years, publishing hundreds of articles and several book-length reports. Originally a processor designer at Hewlett-Packard, he founded The Linley Group in 1999.



   Bob Wheeler

Bob Wheeler is the principal analyst for networking and has been part of The Linley Group since 2001. He is also a senior editor for Microprocessor Report, focusing on networking chips and embedded processors. He has more than 25 years of experience in the networking, PC, and semiconductor industries. Most recently, he was the division marketing manager for AMD's Network Products Division before becoming an independent consultant in 1997. Bob also has experience as a software engineer, engineering manager, and operations manager.



   Mike Demler

Mike Demler is a senior analyst at The Linley Group and a senior editor at Microprocessor Report. He focuses on processors for autonomous driving and for the Internet of Things as well as processor IP cores. His diverse career spans nearly the breadth of the semiconductor industry, in both technical and business roles, from early-stage R&D to IC design, manufacturing, and software tools. Mike has extensive engineering experience and is a named inventor on eight U.S. patents. He is the author of High-Speed Analog-to-Digital Conversion, an engineering textbook that has remained in print since 1991.



   Tom R. Halfhill

Tom R. Halfhill is a senior analyst at The Linley Group and long-time senior editor of Microprocessor Report. He has covered the technology industry since 1982, including a six-year stint at BYTE Magazine before joining Microprocessor Report in 1999. He is a prolific writer and has been a co-author, contributor, or editor of more than 20 books. He has also served as a technology analyst at ARC Cores.

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Linley Processor Conference 2017
Covers processors and IP cores used in deep learning, embedded, communications, automotive, IoT, and server designs.
October 4 - 5, 2017
Hyatt Regency, Santa Clara, CA
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