Lip-Bu Tan

Chief Executive Officer at Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

Lip-Bu Tan

Lip-Bu Tan

Chief Executive Officer at Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

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Career Highlights

Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
Wrvi Global Capital Managers LLC
Walden International LLC

RelSci Relationships

6025

Number of Boards

92

Birthday

11/1959 - Malaysia

Age

61

Number of Awards

2

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Chief Technology Adviser at Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

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Advisor at Big Basin Management LLC

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Founding Partner at Riverwood Capital LLC

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Co-Founding Partner at Riverwood Capital Management LP

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Advanced Micro Fabrication Equipment, Inc. China

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Founder at Innovium, Inc.

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President at SPM Capital LLC

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Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Komprise, Inc.

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Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University - School of Engineering

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Professional at Inphi Corp.

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Lip-Bu Tan
Chief Executive Officer at Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
Education
MS in Nuclear Engineering
Class of 1981

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

BS in Physics

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is the fastest-rising Asian university in the world's top 50. The university has colleges of Engineering, Business, Science, Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences, and an Interdisciplinary Graduate School. It also has a medical school, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, set up jointly with Imperial College London. NTU is also home to world-class autonomous entities such as the National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, and Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering. NTU provides a high-quality global education to about 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. The student body includes top scholars and international olympiad medallists from the region and beyond. Hailing from more than 70 countries, the university's 3,800-strong teaching and research staff bring dynamic international perspectives and years of solid industry experience. NTU's five-year strategic plan, NTU 2015, maps out how it will become a great global university by 2015. Under this, NTU will build on its current strengths and heritage to make its mark internationally in five areas – sustainability, healthcare, new media, the best of the East and West, and innovation. The areas leverage NTU’s diverse strengths, particularly its longstanding expertise in engineering and business, and the interfaces these have with various disciplines such as healthcare, science and the humanities. With almost S$849m of research funding in the area of sustainability, NTU is already a global leader in this area. NTU has set up a medical school jointly with Imperial College London to meet the challenges of ageing and healthcare in Singapore. The Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, an autonomous institution, will pioneer medical innovations and bring about enhancements to the healthcare system.

MBA

The University of San Francisco’s School of Management is at the epicenter of global innovation and can help you develop the skills to excel in today’s dynamic business, government and nonprofit environments. Our internationally recognized faculty is committed to teaching you what you need to succeed, including the hallmarks of Jesuit education — social justice and global citizenship.

MBA Unknown

Our mission is to promote learning in the Jesuit Catholic tradition. The university offers undergraduate, graduate and professional students the knowledge and skills needed to succeed, and the values and sensitivity necessary to be men and women for others.

Memberships
Member
2001 - Current

The Committee of 100 is an international, non-profit, non-partisan membership organization that brings a Chinese American perspective to issues concerning Asian Americans and U.S.-China relations. The organization draws upon the collective experience, knowledge, and resources of their members - Chinese Americans who have achieved prominence in a variety of fields and work in partnership towards the mission.

Career History
Strategic Advisor
2020 - Current

Navitas Semiconductor, Inc. develops GaN power ICs for the power supply markets. It develops GaN power electronics technology for mobile phone, laptop, and tablet chargers, LED lighting, datacenters, and TV monitors. The company was founded by Nicholas Fichtenbaum, Daniel M. Kinzer and Gene Sheridan in 2013 and is headquartered in El Segundo, CA.

Founding Partner
2013 - Current

WRVI Capital is an active manager invests in seed, early and growth stage companies. The firm in which they invests include semiconductors, communications, software/cloud and life sciences/healthcare. The firm's geographical focus on USA, India, Japan, South Korea, China, Israel, UK and Singapore. It engage with the right co-investors. Their investment size ranges from USD 5million to USD 25million.

Chief Executive Officer
2009 - Current

To keep pace with market demand for more performance and functionality in today’s mobile phones, digital cameras, computers, automotive systems and other electronics products, manufacturers pack billions of transistors onto a single chip. This massive integration parallels the shift to ever-smaller process geometries, where the chip’s transistors and other physical features can be smaller than the wavelength of light used to print them. Designing and manufacturing semiconductor devices with such phenomenal scale, complexity and technological challenges would not be possible without electronic design automation (EDA). It is essential for everything from verifying that the myriad transistors do what the designer intended to dealing with physical effects on electrons traveling miles of wires with widths sometimes measuring less than 100 nanometers. Cadence Design Systems is a leading global EDA company. Cadence customers use our software, hardware, and services to overcome a range of technical and economic hurdles. Our technologies help customers create mobile devices with longer battery life. Designers of ICs for game consoles and other consumer electronics speed their products to market using our hardware simulators to run software on a ‘virtual’ chip—long before the actual chip exists. We bridge the traditional gap between chip designers and fabrication facilities, so that manufacturing challenges can be addressed early in the design stage. And our custom IC design platform enables designers to harmonize the divergent worlds of analog and digital design to create some of the most advanced mixed-signal system on chip (SoC) designs. These are just a few of the many essential Cadence solutions that drive the success of leading IC and electronic systems companies

Boards & Committees
Independent Non-Executive Director
2010 - 2014

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is committed to providing quality products and excellent customer service. Founded in 1935, UOB has a well-established regional presence, particularly in Asia where we have banking subsidiaries in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and China. With our strong foothold in the region, we understand the Asian corporate culture and business mindset and are well-placed to create opportunities by linking our customers to their counterparts in Asia. Expand all. United Overseas Bank ("UOB") was incorporated on 6 August 1935 as the United Chinese Bank. Founded by Datuk Wee Kheng Chiang, the Bank catered mainly to the Fujian community in its early years. The change of name was effected in 1965. Over the past 76 years, UOB has grown from strength to strength. Through a series of acquisitions, it is now a leading bank in Asia. Besides Far Eastern Bank in Singapore, UOB’s major banking subsidiaries in the region are United Overseas Bank (Malaysia), United Overseas Bank (Thai), PT Bank UOB Indonesia and United Overseas Bank (China). Today, the UOB Group has a network of more than 500 offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Western Europe and North America.

Director
2010 - Prior

United Overseas Bank Ltd. (Korea), part of United Overseas Bank Ltd. (Singapore), is a South Korean company located in Seoul that provides commercial banking services. Ee Cheong Wee is the current CEO of the firm.

Director
2006 - 2009

Mindtree Ltd. provides digital transformation and technology services. It operates through four segments: Retail, CPG & Manufacturing; Travel & Hospitality; Banking, Financial Services & Insurance; and High Technology & Media. The company offers various solutions, including Flooresense, an intelligent real-time recommendation platform; intelligent video surveillance solutions; Gladius connected buildings platform, an Internet of Things platform; ShotClasses, a mobile based micro-learning platform for enterprises; and InspectMind, software as a service platform. It also provides digital services, including cloud, data analytics, digital commerce and marketing, mobility, user experience design, and portals and collaboration services. In addition, the company offers operational services comprising agile, application development and support, automation, business process management, infrastructure management, test engineering, integrated, and reliability engineering and management services. The firm serves the banking, capital market, consumer packaged goods, education, enterprise independent software vendor, insurance, manufacturing, media and entertainment, retail, semiconductor, smart device, transportation and logistics, and travel and hospitality industries. The company was founded on August 5, 1999 and is headquartered in Bangalore, India.

Member, Board of Governors
2006 - 2012

Regent College is a graduate school of theology located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Member, Board of Trustees
2006 - 2011

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is the fastest-rising Asian university in the world's top 50. The university has colleges of Engineering, Business, Science, Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences, and an Interdisciplinary Graduate School. It also has a medical school, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, set up jointly with Imperial College London. NTU is also home to world-class autonomous entities such as the National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, and Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering. NTU provides a high-quality global education to about 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. The student body includes top scholars and international olympiad medallists from the region and beyond. Hailing from more than 70 countries, the university's 3,800-strong teaching and research staff bring dynamic international perspectives and years of solid industry experience. NTU's five-year strategic plan, NTU 2015, maps out how it will become a great global university by 2015. Under this, NTU will build on its current strengths and heritage to make its mark internationally in five areas – sustainability, healthcare, new media, the best of the East and West, and innovation. The areas leverage NTU’s diverse strengths, particularly its longstanding expertise in engineering and business, and the interfaces these have with various disciplines such as healthcare, science and the humanities. With almost S$849m of research funding in the area of sustainability, NTU is already a global leader in this area. NTU has set up a medical school jointly with Imperial College London to meet the challenges of ageing and healthcare in Singapore. The Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, an autonomous institution, will pioneer medical innovations and bring about enhancements to the healthcare system.

Trustee
2001 - Prior
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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2011

The society is an international nonprofit nonpartisan organization which connects people and institutions in asia and the world.

Political Donations
$1,000
2006
$2,000
2004

Former President of United States

$2,000
2004

Former President of United States

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Inphi Corp. issued USD Common Stock

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GenXComm, Inc. provides radio wave technology solutions. It offers Simultaneous Self Interference Cancellation (S-SIX) Technology. The company was founded by Sriram Vishwanath, Hardik Jain and Stephen K. Gartside Jr. in 2016 and is headquartered in Austin, TX.

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Localize.city allows anyone to search any address in New York City and receive a visually stunning, easy-to-understand view of what it’s like to live there today and learn about future changes. Localize is powered by an Insight Engine: Artificial Intelligence that analyzes thousands of complex data-sets in real-time.

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DeepScale, Inc. develops perceptual systems for semi-autonomous and autonomous vehicles. It specializes in artificial intelligence and vehicle technology. The company was founded by Forrest Iandola, Kurt Keutzer and Khalid Ashraf in 2015 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

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Awards & Honors
Rank #45
2009
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #37
2008
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
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