System Architect at Synopsys
Ruud Derwig has 25+ years of experience with system architectures for embedded systems. Key areas of expertise are hardware and software IPs for security, (real-time) operating systems and other low-level platform software. He holds a master’s degree in computing science and a professional doctorate in engineering. Ruud worked at Philips Research and NXP Semiconductors and is currently Security & Systems Architect in Synopsys’ Solutions Group.
Ruud has been participating in and contributing to various Open Source and industry consortia, such as the CE Linux Forum, Linux Foundation, EEMBC, and various European innovation projects. He has been active in the Zephyr project since its start as the maintainer for the ARC architecture and is a member of the TSC, Security committee, and Security working group.