ARM Holdings plc (LSE: ARM, NASDAQ: ARMH) is a British multinational semiconductor and software design company headquartered in Cambridge, England. ARM was founded in 1990 and actually designs the technology that is at the heart of advanced digital products, from wireless, networking and consumer entertainment solutions to imaging, automotive, security and storage devices. ARM’s comprehensive product offering includes RISC microprocessors, graphics processors, video engines, enabling software, cell libraries, embedded memories, high-speed connectivity products, peripherals and development tools.
Simon Segars joined the Board in January 2005 and was appointed CEO in July 2013. He was previously President. Earlier senior roles included EVP, Engineering; EVP, Worldwide Sales; EVP, Business Development; and EVP and General Manager of the Processor and Physical IP Divisions. He joined ARM in early 1991 and worked on many of the early ARM CPU products. He led the development of the ARM7 and ARM9 Thumb® families. He holds a number of patents in the field of embedded CPU architectures.