Biography - Ram Sivaramakrishnan is a Director of RTL/Architecture at SambaNova Systems. He joined the company at its founding and was part of the team that defined the architecture of the first generation accelerator. Ram implemented the RTL for the Compute unit and is currently responsible for building the software template library for CNNs. Ram also manages the architecture and RTL for the hardware accelerator roadmap.
Abstract - Ram Sivaramakrishnan will discuss the transition to Software 2.0 and share how SambaNova Systems is creating the new generation of AI computing through software and hardware co-design that allows deep learning applications to run orders of magnitude faster than on traditional hardware.