IP Explosion (1995-2010) and IP Paradox (2010-2025)
By Eric Esteve,
Eric has over 25 years of experience in the Semiconductor industry, focused on ASIC and IP. He is the founder of IPnest, a company which provides strategic consulting and IP related Market Surveys to high level customers: Synopsys, Cadence, Mentor Graphics, Rambus, MoSys, Snowbush, CAST, Evatronix, Arasan, Mixel, Inventure, Denali, HDL DH, nSys, Fujitsu, KSIA, Intel, LSI Logic â€¦
Prior to that, Eric was WW Marketing Director with PLDA, a market leader for PCI-Express Controller IP, ASIC/ASSP Marketing Manager for North America with Atmel. He also held various sales and marketing positions with Texas Instruments focused on ASIC business development across Europe. Eric started his career as a designer, developing ASIC for Supercomputer (Thomson CSF), Aircraft Motor control (Elecma) or French TGV (GEC Alsthom). Eric holds a PhD in Microelectronics from the University of PARIS Descartes.