Architecture: Glenn Henry/Centaur Technology How to make a highly secure x86 processor in ACES 2.402

Contact Name: 
Jenna Whitney
Date: 
Jan 30, 2006 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Speaker Name/Affiliation: Glenn Henry/Centaur Tec

hnology

Talk Title: How to make a highly secure x86 processor
Date/Time: January 30 2006 at 3:30 p.m.

Location: ACES 2.402

Host: Lizy John

Talk Abstract:
The talk will cover two topi

cs. First is the design & build
methodology tools etc. that allow Cen

taur to design a
very small 2-GHZ Pentium-4 compatible processor with o

nly
30 designers. Second is a description of Centaur''s embedded
hi

gh performance security features (such as AES encryption).
The physical
design of these security components will be
used as examples to explor

e the overall design & build methodology.

Speaker Bio:
Glenn Hen

ry is the founder and president of Centaur Technology.
Throughout his c

areer he has played an integral role in
the development of the compute

r industry in the U. S..

Prior to founding Centaur in April 1995 He

nry served as
a consultant to MIPS Technology (SGI) for one year. From

1988 to 1994 he was Chief Technology Officer and Senior
Vice Presid

ent of the Product Group at Dell Computer Corporation.
In that position
he was responsible for all product development
activities and at var

ious times also responsible for product
marketing manufacturing proc

urement information systems
and technical support.

Before his t

enure at Dell Henry served 21 years with IBM.
He was the instigator l

ead architect and development manager
responsible for the IBM System/32
System38 (forerunner
of AS/400) and RT/PC (forerunner of Power syste

ms). In
1985 he was appointed an IBM Fellow.