AUSTIN, Texas -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Silicon Integration Initiative (Si2) announced the election of their Board of Directors for the 2014-2015 term, who will be introduced at the Annual Si2 Open Reception to be held at the Moscone Convention Center in Room 300 at 4:30PM on June 2.
The new representatives on Si2's Board are: Cadence Design Systems - Tom Beckley, Sr. Vice President, Custom IC & PCB Group; GLOBALFOUNDRIES - Richard Trihy, Director, Design Methodology; Samsung Electronics - Dr. Jaehong Park, Senior Vice President of Engineering, System LSI Business; and Synopsys - Karen Bartleson, Senior Director of Corporate Programs and Initiatives.
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; IBM - Dr. Leon Stok, Vice President, Electronic Design Automation Technologies; Intel - Rahul Goyal, Vice President, Technology and Manufacturing Group and Director, EDA Business; Mentor Graphics - Pravin Madhani, General Manager, Place and Route Division; Qualcomm - Nick Yu, Vice President of Engineering, CDMA Technologies Division; and STMicroelectronics - Philippe Magarshack, Executive Vice President, Design Enablement and Services.
“I am grateful for the dedication and support of these highly respected industry leaders spanning the semiconductor supply chain, and I offer a warm welcome to our newest representatives,” said Steve Schulz, President & CEO. “Si2’s growth has been in no small part due to the Board’s commitment to our shared industry mission and Si2’s unique approach, which couples collaborative R&D with open standardization to tackle critical challenges for our future.”
Si2 is holding the Annual Si2 Open Reception at the Moscone Convention Center in Room 300 at 4:30PM on June 2. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Leon Stok of IBM. Refreshments will be provided. This event is free of charge, more information including registration details can be found at this link: http://www.si2.org/dac_2014/abstracts/leon_stok_abstract.php
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 26th 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 100 companies involved in all parts of the silicon supply chain throughout the world. www.si2.org