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Rupert Baines Joins As Chief Marketing Officer

Munich, Germany – September 9, 2021 – Codasip, the main provider of customizable RISC-V processor IP and instruments, introduced at this time that semiconductor business veteran Rupert Baines has joined the corporate as Chief Marketing Officer and member of the administration supervisory board.

Rupert Baines

Rupert Baines

Mr. Baines was most not too long ago Chief Executive Officer of UltraSoC, a UK-based supplier of semiconductor IP and analytics options that put clever monitoring, cybersecurity, and purposeful security capabilities into the core {hardware} of system-on-chips (SoCs). The firm, based mostly in Cambridge, was offered to Siemens in June 2020.

“I am very pleased to welcome Rupert to the Codasip team,” stated Dr Ron Black, Executive Chairman of Codasip. “He brings a wealth of experience in RISC-V and semiconductors, which are core to Codasip, and his strategic insight is a key part of our plans.” Dr Karel Masařík, Founder and CEO of Codasip, commented: “We worked very closely with Rupert and the UltraSoC team for many years and were extremely impressed by how he positioned and built the company. We are pleased to welcome him as part of the team as we grow.” Mr. Baines continued: “Codasip has very strong technology and very good customer traction but has not been as well known as it deserves. From marketing perspective, this is a great opportunity and an exciting challenge that I can’t wait to meet.”

Prior to his tenure at UltraSoC/Siemens, Mr. Baines held senior govt positions in know-how corporations akin to Real Wireless, Mindspeed Technologies, and Picochip. His broad work expertise consists of strategic consultancy and fundraising, with a number of profitable start-ups and exits. He is a Fellow of the IET, holds levels in Electronic Engineering from the University of Hull and an MBA from IESE.

About Codasip
Codasip delivers modern RISC-V processor IP and high-level processor design instruments, offering IC designers with all some great benefits of the RISC-V open ISA, together with the distinctive means to customise the processor IP. As a founding member of RISC-V International and a long-term provider of LLVM and GNU-based processor options, Codasip is dedicated to open requirements for embedded and software processors. Formed in 2014 and headquartered in Munich, Germany, Codasip at the moment has R&D facilities in Europe and gross sales representatives worldwide. For extra details about our services and products, go to For extra details about RISC-V, go to

Media Contacts
Roddy Urquhart
Codasip Group
Senior Marketing Director

David Marsden
PR & Marketing
+44 7968 407739

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