Jonathan Rose is a Professor in and former Chair of the Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto. In 1998, he co-founded Right Track CAD Corporation and was President and CEO until 2000, when the company became part of the Altera Toronto Technology Centre, where he served as Senior Director until 2003. He has been a visiting professor at Imperial College in London; at the University of California, Berkeley; and at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia. He is the co-founder of the Association of Computing Machinery’s Field Programmable Gate Arrays Symposium, a Senior Fellow of Massey College in the University of Toronto, a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, a Fellow of the ACM, a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, and a Foreign Associate of the American National Academy of Engineering.