In 2016, Stephen Mueller founded berlin semiconductor in Germany’s burgeoning capital city. He has been a leader in the semiconductor industry for over 20 years, working on a diverse range of chip products, shipping over a billion units. He has extensive experience in all aspects of chip design, having contributed or managed many varied efforts in the areas of architecture, RTL design, FPGA design, verification, timing analysis, DFT, physical implementation, and production qualification.

His most recent position was Senior Director, IC Design Engineering at Broadcom Corporation in Irvine, California. He holds a BSEE from Stanford University and an MSEE from the University of Southern California (USC).