Nimish Modi is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Strategy and New Ventures at Cadence Design Systems.
Most recently, he was Senior VP, R&D of the System and Software Realization Group, that focused on developing differentiated technologies and solutions to customers’ growing challenges in system design and SOC integration.
Prior to joining Cadence in 2006, Modi spent 18 years at Intel Corporation, where he was most recently a vice president in the Enterprise Platforms Group with responsibility for the company’s server CPU development, including the Xeon and Itanium product families. Modi also held various senior R&D and leadership positions as a member of i486, Pentium and Pentium II processor teams, and led the development of Intel’s first optimized Celeron processor.
Modi holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in electrical engineering from the University of Bombay and a Masters degree in electrical engineering from Virginia Tech.