Plenary Speakers

Thursday, October 21, 2022
[Plenary Speech 1] 11:35~12:15

Joe Walston
(AI Solutions Architect, Synopsys Inc, USA)

Biography Abstract

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Friday, October 22, 2022
[Plenary Speech 2] 11:50~12:30
Leveraging AI and Data Analytics to Make Faster Chips in Less Time

Dr. Venkat Thanvantri
(Vice President, Research and Development, Digital and Signoff Group – AI/ML, Cadence Design Systems, USA)

Biography Abstract

Biography
Dr Venkat Thanvantri is VP of R&D at Cadence where he leads the AI/ML development for the Digital and Signoff Products. Venkat holds a Ph.D. from the University of Florida and a Master’s from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He has over 20 years of experience in developing, managing, and deploying multiple EDA tools in the areas of timing, extraction, characterization, power, and place & route.
Abstract
As the semiconductor industry enters a new era of technological innovations and advancements, companies are looking for ways to improve performance and accelerate productivity. With generational technology drivers like, 5G, AI and autonomous driving and shortened time to market demands, traditional disciplines and methodologies of chip design require a fundamental transformation. In this presentation we will review how customers are applying Machine Learning based engines to automate the design flow and deploying state-of-the-art cloud enabled Data Analytics platforms to address these demands and looking at the future of AI in EDA.