Jim St. Leger is the technology marketing manager in Intel’s Embedded and Communications Group (ECG.) He’s helping the industry understand how to navigate and capitalize on the transition to multicore processors which involves both hardware and software challenges. His application work focuses on applying multicore Intel Architecture to communications infrastructure designs, including application, control, and data plane workloads. Prior to Intel Jim worked in various manufacturing, product engineering, and marketing roles in the automotive, aerospace, and semiconductor equipment industries. He holds degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (a.k.a. RPI) and Northwestern University.