Annual Open Reception slated for Monday at DAC
AUSTIN, Texas — (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 22, 2013 — The Silicon Integration Initiative (Si2) announced the election of their Board of Directors for the 2013-2014 term, who will be introduced at the Annual Si2 Open Reception to be held at the Austin Convention Center in Room 9ABC at 4:30PM on June 3.
The newest member of Si2's Board is Qualcomm, represented by Nick Yu, Vice President of Engineering at Qualcomm’s CDMA Technologies Division.
The re-elected Board Members and their representatives are: AMD - Kalyan Thumaty, Senior Director, Design Engineering; ARM - Dr. John Goodenough, Vice President, Design Technology and Automation; Cadence Design Systems - Pankaj Mayor, Vice President, Marketing; GLOBALFOUNDRIES - Daniel Weed, Director, Design Solutions; IBM - Dr. Leon Stok, Vice President, Electronic Design Automation Technologies; Intel - Rahul Goyal, Director, EDA Business; Mentor Graphics - Pravin Madhani, General Manager, Place and Route Division; Samsung Electronics - Dr. Kyu-Myung Choi, Senior Vice President of Infrastructure Design Center; ST Microelectronics - Philippe Magarshack, Executive Vice President, Design Enablement and Services and Synopsys - John Chilton, Sr. Vice President, Marketing & Strategic Development.
“Si2’s 25 years of 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 member and offer my gratitude for the continuing support by all current members. The addition of Qualcomm to our Board exemplifies the global relevance of Si2’s work and our influence across the semiconductor supply chain.”
Si2 is also holding the Si2 25th Anniversary Luncheon Celebration on June 3, in Room 9ABC in the Austin Convention Center at 12 noon. Later that day at 4:30 the Annual Si2 Open Reception will be held in the same room. Refreshments will be provided. Both events are free of charge. More information including registration details can be found at this link: http://www.si2.org/?page=1544. Cadence Design Systems and Spectral Design & Test are sponsors for these two events.
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 25th year, Si2 is uniquely positioned to enable timely collaboration through dedicated staff and a strong implementation focus driven by its member companies. Si2 represents over 80 companies involved in all parts of the silicon supply chain throughout the world. See www.si2.org
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