Ms Sophie Wilson FREng FRS

Ms Sophie Wilson FRS

Microprocessor Architect

For contributions to computer architecture, from the BBC Microcomputer and BBC BASIC that introduced a generation to computing, to the ARM microprocessor instruction set that dominates global mobile consumer electronics and the Broadcom Firepath processor that drives much of the world's broadband infrastructure.

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