Centipede is a privately held worldwide leading IP provider specializing in high end processors. Centipede brings fresh ideas and unique technology to the heart of the most advanced digital products. Together with our customers we are set to change the processor industry for years to come. We empower customers with deep control of the technology within the processor and dramatically enhance existing architecture solutions influencing multi-billion dollar markets.


Mr. Jonathan Friedmann, Ph.D. is Centipede's CEO, Co-Founder. Prior to Centipede he served as the COO and VP R&D of Provigent and Senior Directorat Broadcom. Previously, he held various engineering management roles at Metalink. Mr. Friedmann holds a Ph.D. in Statistical Signal Processing from Tel Aviv University, M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Industrial Engineering both Magna Cum Laude from Tel Aviv University.

Mr. Alberto Mandler (Tito) is Centipede's VP R&D, Co-Founder. Prior to Centipede he served as an Architecture and VLSI consultant at multiple companies including, TI, Coppergate and Primesense. Mr. Mandler served as a key chip design team manager at Analog Devices developing the TigerShark and managed the VLSI team at Ramon-Chips. He holds a B.Sc. in Aero-space Engineering from the Technion, Haifa.

Mr. Noam Mizrahi is Centipede's CTO, Co-Founder. Prior to Centipede he served as a System Architect at Broadcom leading SoC the CPU & DSP Multi-core subsystem. Previously, held various leading architecture roles at Provigent, Coppergate, ASOCS and Intel. Holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Tel Aviv University.

Mr. Eli Harry  is Centipede's Executive Chairman, Co-Founder. Prior to Centipede he served as Executive Chairman in Provigent which was acquired by Broadcom. Mr. Harry was the Co-Founder & CEO of LanOptics and took the company public (Nasdaq). He holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science, Magna Cum Laude from the Technion, Haifa.  


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Vinod Khosla - Founding Partner, Khosla Ventures
Vinod is an entrepreneur, investor and technologist. He founded Khosla Ventures in 2004. Prior to founding KV, Vinod was a general partner at KPCB where he took on crucial roles for many notable companies including Nexgen/AMD, Juniper Networks, Excite, and Cerent. As an entrepreneur, he was co-founder of Daisy Systems, and Co-founder & CEO of Sun Microsystems. 


Lip-Bu Tan  
CEO, Cadence Founder & Chairman, Walden International
Atiq Raza
Former  COO, AMD, Founder RMI and NexGen
Dadi Perlmutter  
Former Chief Product, Officer, Intel
Fred Weber  
Former CTO, AMD
Gideon Intrater  
CTO, Adesto, Former VP Marketing, MIPS
Ranganathan "Suds" Sudhakar
Former VP Engineering/Architecture, MIPS
Renee Brown  
Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property, Knowles Electronics