Dr Matthew Swabey took a Bachelors degree in Electronic Engineering at Southampton University from September 1998 to July 2001 followed by a PhD at Southampton University from July 2001 to September 2006. After working as a researcher he became Teaching Fellow at Southampton in 2006. In 2011 he was recruited by Purdue University in the USA where he is currently the Deputy Director of Instructional Labs. He began working with Arm by collaborating with Prof. David Flynn during his time at Southampton including prototyping the DesignStart Cortex M0 processor onto IBM 120nm as a simple SoC. Working with colleagues from Arm he project managed the Tokatchi-1 & 2 flow, choosing the silicon technology, supporting design kits, working with the DRC and submitting designs for the Tokachi-3M. He has been working closely with the ARM-ECS research center ever since.