Crossing the Chasm: From Technology to Valuable Enterprise

Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 6pm - 8:30pm, at the Doubletree Hotel, San Jose, CA

Join us on March 1st, in conjunction with DVCon, for the latest installment of the very popular  EDAC - Jim Hogan Emerging Companies Series, where Jim will talk with  Ajoy Bose about his experiences taking Atrenta and other companies across the chasm from technology research to a valuable enterprise. After the close of the day's DVCon activities, join EDAC for an evening of networking, food and beverages, followed by the conversation with Ajoy Bose.

Ajoy is the former chairman, president and chief executive officer of Atrenta Inc., which he founded in 2001 and was recently acquired by Synopsys. He began his career at AT&T Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, N.J. and spent 12 years in a series of increasingly responsible positions ending as department head, Integrated Circuit Design Automation Department.

From AT&T, he moved to Cadence Design Systems where he served as vice president of Engineering. In this role, he managed and led the team that pioneered the Verilog simulation products. Prior to establishing Atrenta, Dr. Bose was founder and president of Software & Technologies, Inc. and Interra, Inc. During his tenure as chairman and CEO of Interra, Dr. Bose incubated and spun out a number of successful ventures in EDA, digital video, and IT services.

Ajoy received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur, India, which awarded him the Distinguished Alumni award. He earned a Master of Science degree and a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

The EDAC - Jim Hogan Emerging Companies series has featured informative conversations with successful EDA entrepreneurs. Join us on March 1st for the next installment of this popular series. Visit the  EDAC Emerging Companies Committee events page for recordings of past events.

This event is free for  EDAC Members and registered DVCon attendees $40 for the general public 


Jim Hogan, Private Investor, Vista Ventures, LLC.
Jim is currently the managing partner of Vista Ventures, LLC. Jim has worked in the semiconductor design and manufacturing industry for more than 40 years gaining experience as a senior executive and board director in electronic design automation, intellectual property, semiconductor equipment, material science and IT companie

Featured Guest:
Ajoy Bose, former chairman, president and chief executive officer of Atrenta Inc.
Ajoy is a successful entrepreneur. He founded Atrenta, Inc. in 2001, which was recently acquired by Synopsys. Prior to Atrenta, he founded Software & Technologies, Inc. and Interra, Inc.


Tuesday, March 1st, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Reception & Networking
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Conversation with Ajoy Bose


Doubletree Hotel
(In conjunction with DVCon)
2050 Gateway Place
San Jose, CA 95110

Organized by:

Steve Pollock, Chairman,  EDAC Emerging Companies Committee

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