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2017 Top Embedded Innovator: Bill Mensch, CEO and Founder, Western Design Center

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2017 Top Embedded Innovator: Bill Mensch, CEO and Founder, Western Design Center

May 22, 2017
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UA Engineering alumnus Bill Mensch (BS/EE 1971) hailed as pioneer of embedded microprocessor design.

One of Embedded Computing Design’s 2017 Top Embedded Innovators, Mensch also helped establish the fabless semiconductor business model upon founding WDC in 1978. He shares some of his exploits and his vision for the future of chip design, manufacturing, and embedded engineering.