Darren Hobbs

About Darren Hobbs

Darren Hobbs is the Director of Marketing and Strategy at S3 Semiconductors. He has over 20 years of experience operating in the semiconductor industry in roles such as CMO, Product Line Management, Product Marketing and Project Management in a mix of SME and large multinationals. He holds an executive MBA from Henley Management College (UK) and a Degree in Electrical Engineering from University College Cork.
27 08, 2018

Upskilling at speed

2018-08-27T09:29:20+00:00August 27th, 2018|Blog|

You probably already know that your iPhone is several thousand – even million – times more powerful than NASA’s Apollo mission computers, but did you know that your washing machine is probably faster, too? The massive increases in processing power and affordability driven by Moore’s Law have seen sophisticated computers become embedded in a huge

28 06, 2017

A view into the world of building chips: Design Automation Conference (DAC), June 2017

2017-08-23T12:26:06+00:00June 28th, 2017|Blog|

S3semi exhibited this year at the Design Automation Conference in Austin, Texas. This has historically been a conference focused on the latest developments in how to design chips. Originally the key participants were from the Electronic Design Automation (EDA) sector, however a number of years ago, the remit extended to include silicon IP vendors, largely

27 05, 2017

Where are the semiconductor companies? Sensors & Test Show, Nuremberg, May 2017

2017-08-23T12:26:19+00:00May 27th, 2017|Blog|

S3 Semiconductors was at the Sensors and Test show held at the Messe Nuremberg, in May. As such we have included here some interesting observations about the show which typically runs on an annual cadence. Sensor Geography & Demography Physically the trade-fair floor was separated into 2 main categories: raw sensor products and the physical