Session Abstract

Arm on Arm means different things to different people, companies and markets.   Experts from Arm, Linaro, and Marvell will discuss what Arm on Arm means to them, what has been achieved and what is left to do.


Session Speakers

David Rusling

CTO (Linaro)

Anything technical, open source, beer and dogs

Grant Likely

Senior Technical Director (Arm)

Larry Wikelius

VP - Ecosystem and Partner Enabling (Marvell)

Jacob Smith

CMO / Co-founder (Packet)

Jacob Smith is the Chief Marketing Officer and a co-founder at Packet, a NYC-based startup that specializes in automating fundamental infrastructure.

The company - which is backed by SoftBank, Dell Technologies, Samsung, Battery Ventures, and Third Point Capital - provides x86 and Arm bare metal compute to developers, SaaS companies and Fortune 50s through its Public Cloud, Enterprise (On-Premises) and Edge solutions.

At Packet, Jacob directs revenue marketing, ecosystem outreach, and strategic alliances. In 2017, he worked with Arm to create the WorksOnArm ecosystem enablement program.

A classical bassoonist by training, Jacob performed as a professional opera musician and ran a digital marketing firm before starting Packet with his twin brother Zac in 2014. He lives in Vermont with his wife and two sons.