Steve Kilts has a masters degree in electrical engineering with an emphasis in high speed computing. He has been published in Neural Networks Magazine for his work on machine learning and has written a book on high speed reconfigurable computing entitled "Advanced FPGA Design." Over the last 20 years Steve has designed computing and control systems that address every layer of abstraction from custom computer chips and custom hardware to high level software applications.
Mike Fette holds a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis on high speed computing and digital signal processing. Throughout his career, Mike has lead several advanced engineering teams and has also held the position of Chief Technology Officer for three high tech companies. Mike has designed and architected over 400 electronic system designs including many high speed DSP, FPGA and x86 based systems at the chip/PCB level. He has also taught classes in high speed computing, Digital Signal Processing algorithm optimization, FPGA design and Real Time Operating Systems for companies including Altera, Texas Instruments and Microsoft.