Eric Filseth has 27 years’ product marketing and management experience in the semiconductor and technical software industry. He was CEO of Ciranova, Inc. from September 2007 until the company’s acquisition by Synopsys (NASDAQ: SNPS) in July 2012. Prior to joining Ciranova he worked at four different startups, two of which were acquired by Cadence Design Systems, where he spent many years, most recently as Corporate VP Marketing for Digital products from 2001 to 2007. Eric started his career in 1983 as an analog design engineer with National Semiconductor. He received an MBA from UCLA and a BS Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.