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P.T. Patel

Founder of Pyxis Technology


P.T. Patel is a principle engineer at Qualcomm and wasa distinguished member of technical staff at TI.
In 2004, Patel was founder, CTO and Exec VP of Pyxis Technology, a company acquired by Mentor Graphics in 2010.

Before founding Pyxis, Patel spent three years at Sun Microsystems where he was Senior Distinguished Engineer, responsible for setting the vision for microprocessor tools and methodologies for 65nm & below technologies.

Prior to Sun, Patel was with IBM for 27 years where he served as Distinguished Engineer and led the physical design effort for the Power PC family of microprocessors. He developed structured design methodologies targeted towards reducing total time to market and provided technical leadership for physical design tools development at IBM.

Patel has an MS degree in electrical engineering from University of Connecticut.