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Charlie Huang - Executive Bio 


Charlie Huang, Ph.D.

Executive Vice President and General Manager, System & Verification Group and Worldwide Field Operations
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Charlie Huang serves as executive vice president and general manager of System & Verification Group (SVG) and the Worldwide Field Operations (WFO). In his role as head of SVG, he is responsible for delivering the System Development Suite, including technologies from Advanced Verification Solutions featuring the Incisive® platform, Hardware System Verification with Palladium®, Formal and Automated Verification with JasperGold®, System Level Design, and System Verification Solutions. In his role as head of WFO, Huang leads the Sales, Services, and Field Engineering teams that manage customer relationships around the world. He is focused on helping customers be successful with Cadence software, services, IP, and hardware solutions and driving business growth for the company.

Huang is a veteran of the electronic design automation industry, with experience as a CEO, entrepreneur, technologist, and manager. Since joining Cadence in 2001 through the successful acquisition of CadMOS, where he was co-founder and CEO, he has held a series of responsibilities in R&D, marketing, strategic investment, and merger and acquisition. In 2004 and 2005, Huang was also a General Partner at Telos Venture Partners.

Before co-founding CadMOS, Huang was vice president of R&D at EPIC Design Technology and later became Vice President of R&D in the EPIC Technology Group of Synopsys.

Huang holds Bachelor of Science degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and an MSEE and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. Huang serves on the Board of Directors of Parade Technologies, Ltd., a fabless supplier of mixed-signal IC’s for display and high-speed interface standards.