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 vice president of The Linley Group and principal analyst for networking; he has been a member of the team 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.

   Aakash Jani

Aakash Jani is a senior analyst at The Linley Group and a senior editor at Microprocessor Report. During his career, he has served in processor design, verification, and validation roles at both AMD and Intel on a variety of chip designs including standalone processors, graphics chips, and integrated SoCs.

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