Nick Tredennick at COSM 2019
COSM A Technology Summit

Nick Tredennick


Dr. Nick Tredennick is Editor of the Gilder Technology Report. He is an advisor and investor in numerous pre-IPO startups and is a member of technical advisory boards for several companies including Ascenium, Impinj, QuickSilver Technology, Terakeet, and the Venture X Group. He is on the editorial advisory board for several technical publications including IEEE Spectrum and Microprocessor Report. He is an IEEE representative to the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC), which oversees university accreditation for all engineering programs. He was a member of the Army Science Board for six years and is a registered professional engineer.

Dr. Tredennick was named a Fellow of the IEEE for his contributions to microprocessor design. He has over thirty years experience in computer and microprocessor design, holds nine patents, and has more than fifty technical publications, including a textbook on microprocessor design (Microprocessor Logic Design). He was a Senior Design Engineer at Motorola, a Research Staff Member at IBM’s Watson Research Center, and Chief Scientist at Altera. Dr. Tredennick did the logic design and microcode for Motorola’s MC68000 and for IBM’s Micro/370 microprocessors. He has taught at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of California, Berkeley. He has been a founder of several Silicon Valley startups.