Aart J. de Geus

Co-Founder at Synopsys, Inc.

Aart J. de Geus

Aart J. de Geus

Co-Founder at Synopsys, Inc.

Biography

Founder of Synopsys, Inc., Aart J. de Geus currently is Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer at this company. He is also Member of TechNet and on the board of 5 other companies. He previously was Manager-Advanced Computer & Aided Engineering at General Electric Co. He received a graduate degree from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and a doctorate from Southern Methodist University.

Overview
Career Highlights

Synopsys, Inc.
Synopsys Outreach Foundation

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1501

Number of Boards

6

Birthday

1955

Age

65

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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Chief Executive Officer at ARM, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Silicon Valley Bank

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Co-Founder at Visier, Inc.

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Charter Fellow at National Academy of Inventors

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Former Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer at NortonLifeLock

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Vice Chairman at The Global Semiconductor Alliance

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Former President, Chief Executive Officer & Director 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.
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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.

Founder
1999 - ?
Manager, Advanced Computer & Aided Engineering
1982 - 1986

General Electric Co. is a technology and financial services company. It operates through the following segments: Power, Renewable Energy, Aviation, Healthcare, and Capital. The Power segment offers technologies, solutions, and services related to energy production, which includes gas and steam turbines, generators, and power generation services. The Renewable Energy segment provides wind turbine platforms, hardware & software, offshore wind turbines, solutions, products & services to hydropower industry, blades for onshore & offshore wind turbines, and high voltage equipment. The Aviation segment provides jet engines & turboprops for commercial airframes, maintenance, component repair, and overhaul services, as well as replacement parts, additive machines & materials, and engineering services. The Healthcare segment provides healthcare technologies in medical imaging, digital solutions, patient monitoring, and diagnostics, drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and performance enhancement solutions. The Capital segment leases & finances aircraft, aircraft engines and helicopters, and also provides financial and underwriting solutions. The company was founded by Thomas Alva Edison in 1878 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current
Member, Executive Council
Prior
Political Donations
$2,600
2015
$2,600
2013
$5,000
2012
Public Holdings
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Awards & Honors
2013
Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame
2009
Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award
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