Change of presenter for Opening Keynote

The Opening Keynote presentation will still be the same, but with a different presenter.
The Opening Keynote presenter will be Thomas Preusser, Principal Engineer and Heterogeneous Digital Systems Research Engineer at AMD


Thomas is a principal engineer and the FINN project lead at AMD Research. Thomas earned a PhD from TU Dresden in 2011. He worked as a postdoctoral researcher both there and at ETH Zürich. He also enjoyed an EU-funded Individual Maria-Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship at the Xilinx Research Labs in Dublin. His scientific background is computer arithmetic, application acceleration and systems design using FPGAs. His current focus lies on advancing FINN, a tool for the generation of custom embedded neural-network inference solutions.