Krste Asanovic is a Professor in the EECS Department at the University of California, Berkeley. He received a PhD in Computer Science from UC Berkeley in 1998 then joined the faculty at MIT, receiving tenure in 2005. He returned to join the faculty at Berkeley in 2007, where he co-founded the Berkeley Par Lab, and then led the ASPIRE lab. His main research areas are computer architecture, VLSI design, parallel programming and operating system design. He is currently Co-Director of the Berkeley ADEPT lab, tackling the challenge of creating and deploying specialized processors, and is also an Associate Director at the Berkeley Wireless Research Center. He leads the free RISC-V ISA project at Berkeley, is Chairman of the RISC-V Foundation, and is Chief Architect and a co-founder at SiFive Inc. He is an ACM Fellow and an IEEE Fellow.