Nigel Toon explains how scaling IPUs will increase the productivity of machine intelligence researchers everywhere. Join in to explore what can we do and expect from the field with vastly more compute.
Nigel Toon is the cofounder and CEO of Graphcore. Previously, Nigel was CEO of two VC-backed silicon companies: Picochip (acquired by Mindspeed in 2012) and XMOS; cofounder of Icera (acquired by NVIDIA in 2011), a 3G cellular modem chip company, where he led sales and marketing and served on the board of directors; and vice president and general manager at Altera, where he was responsible for establishing and building the European business unit that grew to over $400M in annual revenue. He is the author of three patents. Nigel currently serves as chairman of the board of directors at XMOS and as a nonexecutive director at Imagination Technologies.
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