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CONVENED WEDNESDAY, June 08, 2011, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
KEYNOTE: The Imminent EDA Transformation

The EDA industry faces a substantial shift. Electronic systems are going through fundamental and rapid change in domains ranging from TVs and in-vehicle devices to phones, tablets, and even PCs. These new systems require unprecedented connectivity, hardware and software complexity, and application and user interactions. To meet these challenges, the EDA industry must evolve and expand quickly to enable highly interdependent silicon, software, system, and experience solutions. The EDA industry's current offering need to be reassessed, and the scope of the industry’s capabilities and environments needs to encompass exploration, design, verification, and debug across the complete hardware and software stack. This keynote will highlight opportunities for innovation and the changes necessary to support this brisk evolution and value creation in electronic systems.

Gadi Singer is vice president of the Intel Architecture Group and General Manager, SOC Enabling Group for Intel Corporation. The SOC Enabling Group is responsible for delivering central building blocks and driving Intel's SOC silicon design and software development capabilities focusing on fast turnaround time and modularity practices. Singer joined Intel in 1983, holding a variety of senior technical and management positions. He was appointed VP in 1999 and CTO of Intel Communications Group in 2004, among other accomplishments.

From 2005 through 2007, Singer served as General Manager of the Ultra Mobility Group. Among his prior roles, Singer was GM of Intel's Design Technology Division, co-GM of the IA-64 Processor Division and GM of Enterprise Processors Division. Singer received three Intel Achievement Awards for his technical contributions. He was Chairman of EDA Industry Council from 1997 to 1999. Singer is alumnus of the Technion, Israel.

Speaker: Gadi Singer - Intel Corp., Santa Clara, CA