Michael Horne serves as the Vice President of Asia-Pacific Sales for ARM and is responsible for managing ARM’s business relationships with Asia’s fastest growing technology leaders. Mr. Horne’s business expertise spans over 25 years in the IP and EDA industries, focusing on business development, marketing, sales and executive management. Mr. Horne joined ARM in 2008 and has held Director and Executive roles in Physical IP Licensing, Foundry Sales & Business Development, and Regional Sales for China, Taiwan, Korea and Japan. Prior to joining ARM, Mr. Horne was Group Director of Strategic Marketing at Cadence responsible for driving the company's global IP sourcing strategy, and was the founder and CEO of software firm Qualis Design, which was acquired by Synopsys in 2003. He established his roots in engineering as a system designer of DSP-based products and holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Washington State University, an MBA from the Oregon Executive MBA program granted through the University of Oregon, and is a graduate of the Stanford/AEA Executive Institute.