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Daniel Nenni is a well-known figure in the semiconductor industry and an influential voice in the field of semiconductor design and manufacturing. He is the founder and owner of, a popular online platform dedicated to semiconductor and electronic design automation (EDA) discussions.

Nenni has over 40 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, particularly in the areas of design, manufacturing, and technology.  His expertise spans a wide range of topics, including system-on-chip (SoC) design, semiconductor manufacturing processes, and emerging trends in the industry.

As the founder of, Nenni has created a vibrant community where industry professionals and enthusiasts can exchange knowledge, share insights, and discuss the latest developments in the semiconductor space. The platform features articles, blogs, and forums covering a wide range of semiconductor-related topics, making it a valuable resource for individuals interested in staying updated on industry trends.

Nenni is also an author and has co-authored several books on topics such as semiconductor manufacturing, verification methodology, and intellectual property (IP) management. His books provide practical insights and guidance for professionals working in the semiconductor design and manufacturing ecosystem.

With his extensive experience and contributions to the semiconductor industry, Daniel Nenni has established himself as a prominent figure and thought leader in the field. His work through has made a significant impact on knowledge sharing and community building within the semiconductor community.

Since going online in 2011 has registered more than 200,000 members. If you are not a member of the SemiWiki community please register as my guest. 



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