Mohit Arora is a Senior Design and Security Architect with NXP Semiconductors, in Security and Connectivity business group, Austin. He has taken up several roles since he joined Freescale in 2005(Freescale Merged with NXP in December 2015). Initially his responsibility included SoC Design Lead/Architecture and led the design and development of various SoCs for multimarket segment. He moved to System Engineering (as Systems Engineer) in 2008 and was involved in product definition and writing specifications for MCU/MPU-based products for the mid-high end industrial and consumer market space. In 2013, he relocated to Austin as Design/Security Architect focusing on Power efficient Application processors. Prior to joining Freescale, he worked for Agilent Technologies, ST Microelectronics and DCM Technologies as a design engineer and lead, focused on printing ASICs, USB2.0 PHY, PCI-Express, Infiniband and Serial ATA protocols. "Embedded Security” is one of his main expertise and focus areas.

He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (NSIT), India in 2000 and have more than 50 publications in International Magazine, conferences and holds several patents in the field of hardware security.  He is also the author of the book "The Art of Hardware Architecture" published in 2013.