Nvidia announced Tuesday April 30, 2013 that its Tegra team has been bolstered by Deepu Talla, a former Texas Instruments executive who used to head TI’s SoC business. Talla is now an Nvidia VP and he will head the company’s Tegra business unit. Talla has extensive experience in mobile computing, with ten years of service at Texas Instruments. He received his Ph.D from The University of Texas at Austin in 2001.
While at The University of Texas, he was a member of the Laboratory for Computer Architecture (LCA), directed by Prof. Lizy John. His Ph. D dissertation was entitled, Architectural Techniques to Accelerate Multimedia Applications on General Purpose Processors.