Director, IC Engineering
Nicky Wilkinson joined Palma Ceia SemiDesign in 2019 and serves as Director IC Engineering, with responsibility for defining the SoC architectures of a new generation of modular MIMO Wi-Fi systems, as well as taking Palma Ceia’s existing analog and radio design work from custom IP through to fully integrated SoC systems. Nicky was previously Director IC Engineering for Huawei R&D, where her accomplishments included managing a design team which delivered a full NB-IoT chipset solution, from analysis of marketing requirements through to production-quality silicon. Previous experience includes work at Cambridge Silicon Radio, where she served as Senior Analogue and RF Design Engineer and later Group Leader. At CSR she had technical management and line management responsibilities, and her accomplishments included delivery of analog radio macros to competitively meet the BT and FM radio standards. Nicky holds BA, MA and MEng degrees in Electrical and Information Sciences from the University of Cambridge.