Rich Newell, Microsemi


Richard Newell is Senior Principal Product Architect at Microsemi Corporation, SoC Products Group where he has been active in planning the security features for the next generation of Flash-based FPGAs and customizable System-on-Chips (cSoCs) as well as expanding the available solutions for Microsemi’s current device families. Richard has an electrical engineering background, with experience in analog and digital signal processing, cryptography, control systems, inertial sensors and systems, and FPGAs.  He is an alumni of the University of Iowa.  He is the recipient of approximately one dozen U.S. patents and is a member of the Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu honorary engineering societies.





"Microsemi is a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance.  Our customizable SoC (cSoC) products, comprised of both FPGA and MCU structures on a single device, provide an ideal platform for building custom security applications.  Hardware intrinsic security technology enhances this capability with flexible and secure key management options for cryptographic applications


—Richard Newell, Senior Principal Product Architect, Microsemi