Wally Rhines Talks New Wave of Semiconductor Growth

The semiconductor industry is experiencing a new wave of growth. In 2017, the industry grew 22%, with 8.5% growth in non-memory markets. Additionally, the venture capital funding of semiconductor startups skyrocketed in late 2017 and early 2018.

Wally Rhines, President and CEO of Mentor, a Siemens Business, recently sat down to discuss the new wave of growth in the semiconductor industry with Dan Hutcheson of VLSI Research. Rhines & Hutcheson discuss the driving factors behind the industry’s growth, including AI and machine learning domain-specific processors. Rhines and Hutcheson also examine the recent investments made by the Chinese government, and the impact this has had on the Chinese semiconductor industry.

Watch the entire interview on weSRCH here, or in the video below:


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This article first appeared on the Siemens Digital Industries Software blog at https://blogs.sw.siemens.com/expertinsights/2018/10/01/wally-rhines-talks-new-wave-of-semiconductor-growth/