Andrew Richards

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Name:Andrew Richards

As well as being CEO and Founder of Codeplay Software Ltd, Andrew is also the Chair of the System Runtime Working Group of the HSA Foundation and the Chair of the SYCLâ„¢ for OpenCLâ„¢ Group of the Khronos Group. After graduating from Cambridge University with a degree in Computer Science and Physics, Andrew started his career in the 8-bit days writing videogames, before researching compiler technology and founding Codeplay in 2002. Codeplay have been producing compilers for games consoles, special-purpose processors and GPUs since then. Today Codeplay is a world-leading specialist in GPU compiler technology, working on high-end mobile graphics and research into future graphics and processing technologies

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SYCL 2016 Presenter of SYCL Keynote #1: Andrew Richards (Codeplay CEO) within the SYCL 2016-track
Author of Developing a SYCL-based Computer Vision Framework for Heterogeneous and Embedded Architectures within the SYCL 2016-track