Messages delivered by all three CEOs to their respective users point to trouble spots, opportunities and what’s ahead for EDA.
Ed Sperling, SemiEngineering
April 24th, 2014
Over the past six weeks, the CEOs of Cadence, Synopsys and Mentor Graphics—in that order—have delivered top-down visionary messages to their user groups. Semiconductor Engineering had the opportunity to attend all three sessions, and has compiled comments from each on a variety of subjects. In some cases, all the CEOs were in sync. In others, they were not. In still others, it was difficult to tell because they approach the issues from different angles. But there were some common themes.