Technical Marketing Manager, Synopsys
Manuel Mota, technical marketing manager for data converter intellectual property (IP) within the Solutions Group at Synopsys, has worked in the semiconductor industry for more than 10 years as an analog IP designer for Chipidea Microelectronica (Portugal) with responsibility for the design of phase-locked loop (PLL) and data conversion IP cores as well as complete analog front ends for communications. He later assumed the role of business developer for data conversion products with the responsibility of product definition and pre-sales technical engagement with customers. He joined Synopsys from MIPS Technologies in May 2009, assuming the technical marketing manager role. He holds a PhD in electronic engineering from the Lisbon Technical University, which he completed while working at CERN (Switzerland) as a Research Fellow. He has authored several technical papers and presented at technical conferences on analog and mixed signal design. He can be reached at [email protected].