Aart J. de Geus

Co-Founder at Synopsys, Inc.

Aart J. de Geus

Aart J. de Geus

Co-Founder at Synopsys, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Tinfoil Security, Inc.
Synopsys, Inc.
Synopsys Outreach Foundation

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1534

Number of Boards

7

Birthday

1955

Age

66

Number of Awards

3

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President & Co-Chief Executive Officer at Synopsys, Inc.

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Strategic Advisor at Sumeru Equity Partners LP

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Advisor at Alexander Hutton Ventures

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President Emeritus at University of Southern California

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Former Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer at NortonLifeLock

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Chief Executive Officer at ARM, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Mixcomm, Inc.

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Vice Chairman at The Global Semiconductor Alliance

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Chief Executive Officer at Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

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Venture Partner at Voyager Capital LLC

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Aart J. de Geus
Co-Founder at Synopsys, Inc.
Education
Masters in Electrical Engineering
Class of 1978
Ph.D.

Southern Methodist University is a private university near the center of Dallas. SMU offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs through seven schools in the humanities and sciences, business, the performing, visual, and communication arts, engineering, education and human development, law, and theology.

MS Electrical Engineering

EPFL is Europe’s most cosmopolitan technical university with students, professors and staff from over 120 nations. A dynamic environment, open to Switzerland and the world, EPFL is centered on its three missions: teaching, research and technology transfer. EPFL works together with an extensive network of partners including other universities and institutes of technology, developing and emerging countries, secondary schools and colleges, industry and economy, political circles and the general public, to bring about real impact for society.

Career History
Co-Founder
Current

Synopsys, Inc. engages in the provision of software products and consulting services in the electronic design automation industry. The firm operates through the following segments: Semiconductor and System Design, and Software Integrity. It provides intellectual property products, which are pre-designed circuits that engineers use as components of larger chip designs, as well as software and hardware that are used to develop the electronic systems that incorporate chips and the software that runs on the circuits. It also offers technical services to support the customers in industries such as electronics, financial services, energy, and industrials for developing chips and electronic systems. The company was founded by Aart J. de Geus, Bill Krieger, Dave Gregory, and Rick Rudell in December 1986 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

Chief Executive Officer
Current

Tinfoil Security, Inc. provides web security services. It monitors the client's website for any vulnerability. The firm focuses on developers, providing the first line of security tools that easily integrate into the DevOps and development processes. The company was founded by Ainsley K. Braun and Michael Borohovski in 2011 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

Founder
1999 - ?
Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current

Global Semiconductor Alliance is a private company headquartered in Dallas, TX, that provides information on and organizes events for the semiconductor industry in order to ensure growth and profitability of the industry. The firm was founded by Jodi Shelton, she is currently the CEO of the company.The company says this about itself: GSA is Where Leaders Meet to establish a profitable and sustainable semiconductor ecosystem. This expanding ecosystem encompasses semiconductors, software, solutions, systems and services. As a leading semiconductor and technology industry organization, we offer an efficient and strategic platform for thought leadership. GSA has an impressive global footprint representing over 25 countries and 250 corporate members, including 100 public companies. As a result of our unique, neutral platform, our membership ranges from the most exciting, emerging companies to semiconductor industry stalwarts and technology leaders.

Member, Executive Council
Prior

TechNet was founded in 1997 by high-tech’s leading CEOs to create a network of the nation’s strongest voices in the industry to unite with both federal and state leaders in helping to shape the public policies that impact the technology industries. TechNet continues to actively promote policies that strengthen the nation’s innovation-driven global competitiveness as well as create private sector initiatives that will ensure U.S. competitiveness and economic leadership. TechNet’s mission is to serve as the voice and advocate of the innovation economy by uniting CEOs and Senior Executives with leading policy makers in a bipartisan effort to sustain and advance America’s global leadership in technology and innovation.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K - $25K
2018

Southern Methodist University is a private university near the center of Dallas. SMU offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs through seven schools in the humanities and sciences, business, the performing, visual, and communication arts, engineering, education and human development, law, and theology.

$50K - $100K
2009

Housing Trust Silicon Valley provides real estate services. Its programs include homeownership assistance, multifamily loans, homelessness prevention and assistance, Guardino affordable housing scholarship, and neighborhood stabilization program. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Political Donations
$2,600
2015

Representative at Office of the Representative from California's 19th District, Zoe Lofgren

$2,600
2013

Representative at Office of the Representative from California's 19th District, Zoe Lofgren

$2,600
2013

Representative at Office of the Representative from California's 19th District, Zoe Lofgren

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Awards & Honors
2013
Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame
2009
Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award
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