IoT Security & Trust Working Group
Board of Directors
Chair of IoT Security Working Group Board
Head of Business and Ecosystem for Trusted Silicon and Supply Chain
Tom drives strategy and alliances for trusted IoT device lifecycle management at Mentor, a Siemens Business, enabling suppliers to monitor their products in the supply chain, gather analytics on their usage, provide secure updates and securely provision their features in the field to enable Hardware-as-a-Service business models. His experience includes IoT Device Supply Chain Security & Trust, Enterprise Software, Product Lifecycle Management, Cloud & IoT Applications, Big Data Analytics, Microelectronics & Embedded Systems, High-Performance Computing, Machine Learning, Semiconductors and Electronic Design Automation.
VP and General Manager for Rambus Security
Neeraj is the VP and General Manager for Rambus Security, where he leads the Secure Silicon IP and Provisioning products that protect over 9 billion customer devices annually. He has over 20 years of semiconductors experience in compute and security domains. Before joining Rambus, Neeraj founded Kryptos Solutions, where his team built an ultra-secure endpoint platform for high-risk government applications. Prior to that, Neeraj was the VP Engineering at NXP Semiconductors, responsible for leading design-wins for NXP’s NFC based secure payment platform. Neeraj also held various engineering positions at IBM and Intel working on gaming processors, and CPU products.
Neeraj graduated with a Master of Technology degree in Solid State Materials from the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi, India. He attended the Stanford Executive Program at Stanford University, California
Head of Crypto and Security
Wolfgang Steinbauer, born in 1971 in Graz, holds a master degree in electronic engineering from the Technical University in Graz.
He started his professional career at Austria Microsystems and joined Philips/NXP in 2000.
Starting as system engineer working on modelling and definition of RF design requirements. Leading several developments as project and team lead.
Since 2007: Lead of development teams developing products for Banking, E-Government, Infrastructure and Automatic Fare Collection. Responsible for product definition, supported features, project execution and product quality. Ensure best in class products and drive for efficient and reliable product development. Interface to key customers in terms of product definition.
Since end 2013: Head of Crypto and Security team leading the NXP security related activities like IP development, Architecture, Vulnerability Analysis and Certification.
He is also part time teacher at the University of Applied Sciences FH Joanneum on different security related topics.
Senior Director of Secure Devices, Emerging Business Group
Chowdary Yanamadala currently serves as senior director of secure devices part of the Emerging Businesses Group at Arm. He is responsible for advancing Arm’s security solutions in the market and incubating new business opportunities in the security space. Before Arm, Chowdary served as CTO and SVP of business development of ChaoLogix, which was acquired by Arm in 2017.
Chowdary previously served as a business director at Maxim Integrated, where he was responsible for leading and advancing the Embedded Security Business Unit. Before this, he was the director of IC design within Maxim, leading the design and market introduction of several successful product lines. He holds an MBA from Cornell University, plus is trained in electrical engineering at Texas A&M University and Osmania University. Chowdary also serves as an advisor for startups in the areas of IoT, data analytics, and clean energy.