Tom Hackenberg

Principal Analyst, Embedded Processors

Tom Hackenberg is the principal analyst for embedded processor markets at IHS Markit. His broad scope of processor coverage includes microcontrollers (MCU), microprocessors (MPU), signal processors (DSP) and logic component markets. In addition to component coverage, Tom provides a breadth of knowledge related to deeply embedded systems in markets such as automotive, industrial and telecommunications equipment. His analysis extends to processor technology trends such as embedded vision, machine to machine (M2M) communications, internet-of-things (IoT), sensor fusion, smart devices and embedded security.

As part of his research scope, Tom authors a detailed tracking service for MCUs as well as custom reports on processors in automotive, telecommunications and industrial markets. He supports IHS Markit core services such as the Competitive Landscape Tool and Application Market Forecast Tool.

Tom is well versed in all processor components including CPUs, GPUs, MPUs, MCUs, ASICs & ASSPs, FPGAs and configurable processors. Tom has been providing embedded processing market analysis since 2006. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin specializing in processors and FPGAs.


System-on-Chip (SoC) Market Tracker - H2 2019

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System-on-Chip (SoC) Market Tracker - H1 2019

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Industrial Semiconductor Market Tracker - Q4 2018

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Rise of Artificial Intelligence - In Processors

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Semiconductors in Machine Vision Case Study

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