BOSTON, MA - 10/01/2018 (PRDistribution.com)
Lightelligence, the optical chip startup that spun out of MIT in 2017, announces the hiring of Maurice (Mo) Steinman as VP of Engineering. Mo, who departed as Sr. Fellow at AMD, will lead Lightelligence’s engineering efforts. With his deep industry experience at leading semiconductor companies, Mo brings the technical management experience required to continue to scale Lightelligence’s engineering teams which consist of photonics, electronics, and algorithms.
Mo has enjoyed a career in the tech industry lasting more than three decades, working for such companies as Digital, Compaq, HP, Intel and most recently AMD, where he held the title of Sr. Fellow. A veteran of many successful tapeouts and product introductions, Mo has expertise in System on Chip (SoC) architecture, SoC interconnect, memory subsystems, and power management. Mo graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) with a BS in Computer & Systems Engineering and holds over 40 computer architecture patents.
About Lightelligence, Inc. – Lightelligence builds optical chips that empower the next generation of high-performance computing tasks. By processing information with light, our chips offer ultra-high speed, low latency, and low power consumption that has not been possible in traditional electronic architectures.
As a hardware + software co-design company focused on special-purpose computing, we are seeking extraordinarily talented computer scientists, physicists, mathematicians, and engineers who want to push the limits. Lightelligence was founded in 2017 and has raised $10.7 million in initial funding.