Si2 Announces Board of Directors for 2011-2012

Annual Open Reception slated for Monday at DAC

AUSTIN, Texas — (BUSINESS WIRE) — June 3, 2011 — The Silicon Integration Initiative (Si2) announced the election of their Board of Directors for the 2011-2012 term, as well as the place and time for the Annual Open Reception.

The newest elected member to Si2's Board is STMicroelectronics represented by Philippe Magarshack, Group Vice-President, Technology Research and Development.

Two re-elected Board Members replaced their previous representatives. Cadence Design Systems is now represented by Pankaj Mayor, Chief of Staff to the CEO. LSI is now represented by J.C. Parker, Senior Director, Design Tools and Methodologies. The other re-elected Board Members and their representatives are: AMD – Jim Miller, Vice President of Design Engineering; Apache Design Solutions - Vic Kulkarni, Senior Vice President and General Manager of RTL Business Unit; ARM - Dr. John Goodenough, VP, Design Technology and Automation; IBM – Dr. Leon Stok, Vice President, Electronic Design Automation Technologies; Intel - Rahul Goyal, Director, EDA Business; GLOBALFOUNDRIES - Mojy Chian, Senior VP, Design Enablement; and Synopsys - John Chilton, Sr. Vice President, Marketing & Strategic Development.

“Si2’s success has been due in no small part to the quality and leadership provided by our esteemed Board of Directors,” said Steve Schulz, President & CEO. “I extend a warm welcome to our newest members and offer my gratitude to all returning members. This year's addition of STMicroelectronics to Si2's Board exemplifies the global relevance of Si2’s work and our influence across the semiconductor supply chain.”

The Annual Si2 Open Reception will be held on June 6, 2011 from 4:30PM - 6PM in the San Diego Convention Center, Room 29AB. The newest Si2 Board of Directors member, Philippe Magarshack, will be introduced and present a talk on “The Value of Open Standards for Systems-on-Chips in 28nm and Below.” Refreshments will be provided, and all are encouraged to attend. You do not have to be a member to attend the reception. To register for this event, leave a message at:

Other Si2 DAC activities include the Co-Located Events “Synergies in IC Design: PDKs and DFM Standards Working Together” and the “OpenAccess Scripting Language Workshop”. All events are free of charge, and more information with agendas can be found at:

About Si2

Si2 is the largest organization of industry-leading semiconductor, systems, EDA and manufacturing companies focused on the development and adoption of standards to improve 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. Now in its 23rd year, Si2 is uniquely positioned to enable timely collaboration through dedicated staff and a strong implementation focus driven by its member companies. Si2 represents nearly 100 companies involved in all parts of the silicon supply chain throughout the world. See


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