The new Corporate Board Member is: Sequence Design, represented by Mr. Vic Kulkarni, president & CEO. This new 10th position on the Board of Directors is reserved for an end-user company or EDA company whose annual revenue is less than $100M/year.
The re-elected Board Members and their representatives are: AMD – Ward Vercruysse, director and fellow; ARM, Inc. - John Goodenough, world wide director Design Technology; Cadence Design Systems, Inc.- Ted Vucurevich, CTO; IBM Microelectronics – Leon Stock, director, EDA; Intel Corporation - Rahul Goyal, director, EDA Business; LSI - Ameesh Desai, senior director, Design Tools & Methodology; National Semiconductor - James Lin, vice president of Technology Infrastructure; NXP – Barry Dennington, sr. vice president; and Synopsys - John Chilton, sr. vice president, Marketing & Strategic Development.
“I offer a warm welcome to Vic as our newest Board member, and congratulate all returning Board members. We are extremely pleased to have their insight and expertise on the strategic and business affairs of Si2,” said Steve Schulz, president & CEO. “I would also like to note that Ted Vucurevich is a newly-elected representative for returning Board Member Cadence, for which we offer a special welcome. Finally, we extend our gratitude to George Janac of Silicon Navigator for his several years of dedicated service toward the continued progress of Si2.”
"I am delighted to join the Si2 Board and look forward to playing an active role in this vital organization," says Vic Kulkarni, president & CEO of Sequence Design. “Si2’s ongoing commitment to developing open and inclusive standards in critical areas such as low-power design drives innovation in our industry and benefits everyone in the global design community.”
The Annual Si2 Member/Guest Meeting will be held on June 9, 2008 from 6-8:00 PM in the Anaheim Convention Center, Room 304B, Anaheim, CA. Mark Mason of Texas Instruments, Chair of the Design for Manufacturability Coalition, will be the keynote speaker. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be provided, and all members and guests are encouraged to attend. You do not have to be a member to attend the meeting. All attendees please notify Si2 if you are coming at: http://www.si2.org/?page=3.
Si2 is an organization of industry-leading semiconductor, systems, EDA and manufacturing companies focused on improving the way integrated circuits are designed and manufactured in order to speed time-to market, reduce costs, and meet the challenges of sub-micron design. Si2 is uniquely positioned to enable collaboration through a strong implementation focus driven by its member companies. Si2 focuses on developing practical technology solutions to industry challenges. Si2 represents nearly 100 companies involved in all parts of the silicon supply chain throughout the world.
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