Chairman & Co-CEO
•Co-Founder, Co-CEO, and Chairman of the Board, Synopsys, Inc.
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, including:
•Electronic Business Magazine’s “CEO of the Year”
•the IEEE Robert N. Noyce Medal,
•the GSA Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award,
•the Silicon Valley Engineering Council Hall of Fame Award, and
•the SVLG Lifetime Achievement Award
He serves on the Boards of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, Applied Materials, the Global Semiconductor Alliance, and the Electronic System Design Alliance.