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Anirudh Devgan

President & CEO

As President of Cadence, Anirudh Devgan oversees all business groups, R&D, worldwide sales & customer support, product & corporate marketing. Additionally, he is responsible for corporate strategy, IT, M&A and business development functions.

Prior to joining Cadence in 2012, Anirudh Devgan spent seven years at Magma Design Automation as General Manager and Corporate Vice President of Magma’s Custom Design Business Unit, leading the development and introduction of several successful products. Prior to his tenure at Magma, he spent 12 years at IBM in various product and research division positions, where he received numerous awards including the IBM Corporate Award and IBM Outstanding Innovation Award. Devgan was named IEEE Fellow in 2006. He has published numerous research papers, has received Best Paper Awards from both ICCAD and DAC conferences, and holds 27 U.S. patents.

Devgan received a Bachelor of Technology degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.



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