Jan Kovalský is the Director of Development Engineering at S3 Semiconductors where he is responsible for development engineering, engineering resources and program portfolio across the business unit. Jan has 18 years of experience in the microelectronics and semiconductors industries where held roles of microelectronics and ASIC/FPGA development engineer, R&D center lead, Project and Program Manager and Group Manager. Prior joining S3 Semiconductors in 2005 Jan worked for BEFRA Electronic (Czech branch of a German company BEBRO Electronic). Jan’s background is primarily in digital designs, CPU architectures, telecommunications and microelectronic systems. He holds MSc. degree from Technical University of Ostrava (Czech Republic).