Lip-Bu on Opportunity

Lip-Bu on Opportunity
by Bernard Murphy on 04-27-2017 at 7:00 am

Given a chance to talk with someone as connected as Lip-Bu Tan (President and CEO of Cadence and Chairman of the VC firm Walden International), it is tempting to ask all the usual questions about industry growth and directions in cloud, automotive, IIoT, AI and so on. I wanted to try something different. If you make a living (or plan… Read More


ESDA Event: Power and Policy in California

ESDA Event: Power and Policy in California
by Bernard Murphy on 03-04-2017 at 7:00 am

Apparently this event is now being postponed until sometime later in the year. Stay tuned

We spend a lot of our time with our heads down in the technical details and when we look up at what we think is the big picture, it’s usually just a little bit bigger, often no more than a justification for immediate product directions. So wouldn… Read More


Innovus: Cadence’s Next Generation Implementation System

Innovus: Cadence’s Next Generation Implementation System
by Paul McLellan on 03-11-2015 at 7:00 am

Image RemovedYesterday was the first day of CDNLive. There were three keynotes. The first was by Lip-Bu Tan, Cadence’s CEO (and the Chairman of Walden International that he will be the first to remind you). The most interesting tidbit was that Cadence now has over 1000 people working on IP and that it represents 11% of their… Read More


EDAC CEOs: consolidation, clouds, and whether Intel will buy Synopsys

EDAC CEOs: consolidation, clouds, and whether Intel will buy Synopsys
by Paul McLellan on 03-15-2013 at 5:12 pm

Image RemovedYesterday evening was the annual EDAC CEO forecast meeting. Actually it is not really a forecast meeting any more, more a sort of CEO response to some survey questions asked of EDAC members. Rich Valera of Needham moderated with Lip-Bu, Aart and Wally, along with Simon Segars representing the IP arm(!) of the business… Read More