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Aart de Geus

Aart de Geus

PhD, Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Synopsys

Since co-founding Synopsys in 1986, Dr. de Geus has expanded Synopsys from a start-up synthesis company to a global high-tech leader.

Long considered a pioneer in our industry, he’s been recognized for his technical, business and community achievements with multiple awards and honors, including:

  • Electronic Business Magazine’s “CEO of the Year”
  • The IEEE Robert N. Noyce Medal
  • Phil Kaufman Award for distinguished contributions to EDA
  • The GSA Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award
  • The Silicon Valley Engineering Council Hall of Fame Award
  • The SVLG Lifetime Achievement Award
  • National Academy of Engineering, Foreign Member

He serves on the Boards of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, Applied Materials, the Global Semiconductor Alliance, and the Electronic System Design Alliance.


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