HSINCHU, Taiwan — (BUSINESS WIRE) — June 6, 2012 — SpringSoft, Inc., a global supplier of specialized IC design software, today announced that Jeong-Tyng Li, vice president of the company’s Physical Design Product Group, has been elected to the Silicon Integration Initiative (Si2) Board of Directors for 2012-2013. 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 ( www.si2.org).
Jeong-Tyng Li brings more than 25 years of experience in the EDA and semiconductor industries to the Si2 Board of Directors. Prior to his current executive position at SpringSoft, he was CEO and co-founder of Nanovata Design Automation and worked in various senior management and technology development roles at Nassda, Avant!, PiE Design Systems, Inc. (later merged with Quickturn Design Systems, Inc.), AMD and AT&T Bell Labs. Dr. Li holds a B.S. degree from National Taiwan University and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from University of California at Berkeley.
“SpringSoft has established itself as a leader in providing open, interoperable solutions, as evidenced by the company’s long-standing commitment to OpenAccess. We welcome SpringSoft and Dr. Li to the Board, and are excited to leverage their global industry perspective and collaborative approach, both of which are key to ensuring the continued success of Si2’s mission,” said Steve Schulz, Si2 president and CEO.
“The work Si2 is doing is important for advancing chip development methodologies that are critical to the future success of the industry, and I’m both honored and privileged to join Si2’s Board of Directors,” said SpringSoft’s Dr. Li. “I look forward to helping Si2 drive the implementation of open standards into practical solutions that provide the catalyst for greater interoperability, faster innovation, and the next generation of IC and SoC designs.”
SpringSoft, Inc. (TAIEX: 2473) is a global supplier of innovative automation technologies for the design and verification of complex digital, analog and mixed-signal SoCs. Its award-winning product portfolio is used by more than 400 of today's leading semiconductor companies, foundries, and electronic systems OEMs. Headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, SpringSoft is the largest company in Asia specializing in IC design software and a recognized industry leader in customer service with multiple R&D sites and local support offices around the world. For more information, visit www.springsoft.com.
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