Chi-Ping Hsu

Senior Vice President, Research and Development, Silicon Realization Group, Cadence

Chi-Ping Hsu is senior vice president of research and development for the Silicon Realization Group. In this role which is now aligned with the industry EDA360 vision, he is responsible for the core business that encompasses silicon design, verification and implementation, and includes signoff/DFM, package and board. His role is critical to efficiency, quality and product competitiveness.

Hsu previously served as chief strategist of products and technologies and corporate vice president and general manager of both synthesis solutions and digital IC implementation. During his tenure, Cadence® grew its presence in the synthesis segment tenfold, and the company made significant quality and technology advancements in digital IC implementation.

In addition, Hsu was the visionary behind the Cadence Low Power Solution and the primary driver of Power Forward, the industry's leading initiative organization focused on enabling the development of power-efficient ICs and electronic systems. Prior to joining Cadence in 2003, Hsu served as president and chief operating officer of Get2Chip Inc. and before that held executive management positions at Avant! Corporation, where he was responsible for corporate and technology strategy, product development and marketing.

Hsu holds a Ph.D. degree in EECS from the University of California, Berkeley, and a BSEE degree from National Taiwan University.

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