Richard left Cadence Design Systems at the end of June (last month). According to his last blog posting EDA Retrospective: 30+ Years of Highlights and Lowlights, and What Comes Next he will be pursuing a variety of interests other than EDA. He will “keep watching to see what happens next in this small but vital industry”.
When Richard left EETimes in 2007, there was universal hand-wringing and distress that we had lost a key part of our industry. John Cooley did a Wiretap post on his DeepChip web-site with contributions from 20 different executives, analysts and other media heavyweights. Here are a just few quotes that I picked out for this post: (more…)