Paul has a 25 year background in semiconductor and EDA with both deep technical
knowledge and extensive business experience. He works as a consultant in EDA, embedded
systems and semiconductor. Paul was educated in Britain and spent the early part
of his career as a software engineer at VLSI Technology both in California and France,
eventually becoming CEO of Compass Design Automation. Since then he was VP engineering
at Ambit, corporate VP at Cadence, VPs of marketing at VaST Systems Technology and
Virtutech, and CEO at Envis Corporation. He blogs at dac.com and at semiwiki.com
and has published a book EDAgrafitti on the EDA and semiconductor industries.