Inspirefest 2017

David Moloney

Director of machine vision technology, Intel Corporation

David Moloney is director of machine vision technology, NTG, at Intel Corporation. He was formerly the chief technology officer of Movidius, which he founded in 2005 with Sean Mitchell.

He has a BEng in electronic engineering from Dublin City University and a PhD from Trinity College Dublin in the area of FPGA-based HPC for computational fluid dynamics. He has worked in the semiconductor industry internationally for the past 28 years with Infineon in Germany, STMicroelectronics in Italy, ParthusCeva (Ceva-DSP) and Frontier Silicon in Ireland.

Moloney has 31 granted patents and numerous publications. He acts as a reviewer for IEEE, a communications magazine, and for the EU Commission on programmes such as ARTEMIS. He has collaborated on many EU initiatives, including the Eyes of Things (EoT) Horizon 2020 project.

His interests include: processor architecture; computer vision algorithms; hardware acceleration and systems; hardware and multiprocessor design for DSP communications; and HPC and multimedia applications.