Peter H. Roth
Peter H. Roth received his Dipl.-Ing. degree in electrical engineering and his Dr.- Ing. degree from the University of Stuttgart, Germany, in 1979 and 1985, respectively. In 1985, he joined the IBM Germany Research and Development Lab in Boeblingen, starting in the department of VLSI logic-chip development. Since 1987 he has been leading the VLSI test and characterization team of the Boeblingen lab. Later, Dr. Roth led several development projects in the area of IBM’s Mainframe and Power micro- processors. He also was heavily involved in the development of gaming products such as the Cell processor for the Sony PlayStation. Today, Dr. Roth is responsible for the hardware strategy for the IBM Germany Research and Development Laboratory.