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Anirudh Devgan

Anirudh Devgan

As President of Cadence, Anirudh Devgan oversees Cadence's EDA products, including the digital implementation and signoff, functional verification, custom IC design, PCB and packaging businesses. Additionally, he is responsible for the corporate strategy, marketing and business development functions.

Devgan oversees the Digital & Signoff Group (DSG), the System & Verification Group (SVG), the Custom IC & PCB Group (CPG) and Marketing & Business Development (MBD).

Products within DSG include the core digital design, implementation, and silicon signoff business, which encompasses logic synthesis, high-level synthesis, formal verification, test, physical synthesis, place and route, electrical signoff, physical signoff, and design for manufacturing (DFM) technologies.

Products within SVG include the Verification Suite, featuring XceliumT parallel simulation, hardware system verification with Palladium® and ProtiumT platforms, formal and automated verification with JasperGold® Apps, system verification solutions, and VIP.

Products within CPG include the Virtuoso® design environment, physical design and routing, and simulation product lines for full-custom digital and analog design; infrastructure such as the OpenAccess database and the process design kits (PDKs) that are essential for physical IC design; the Allegro® and OrCAD® design and routing solutions; and SigrityT high-speed analysis solutions for PCBs and IC packaging.

MBD includes corporate strategy, corporate and strategic marketing, industry standards, and new business development, including M&A.

Prior to joining Cadence in 2012, Anirudh Devgan spent seven years at Magma Design Automation as General Manager and Corporate Vice President of Magma's Custom Design Business Unit, leading the development and introduction of several successful products. Prior to his tenure at Magma, he spent 12 years at IBM in various management and technical positions, where he received numerous awards including the IBM Outstanding Innovation Award. Devgan is an IEEE Fellow and has numerous research papers and patents.

Devgan received a Bachelor of Technology degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.