Dr. Limin He is a Corporate Vice President and Chairman of China task force of Cadence Design Systems, Inc., and is responsible for establishing the company’s long-term strategy for its growing business in China, one of the most critical and exciting markets to date. In this role, he has established strong personal and business relationships with semiconductor and system companies, research institutes, central and local government, and venture capital communities in China. Prior to his current role, Dr. Limin He was the Corporate Vice President for IC digital business unit, and was responsible for managing 400+ engineers and several hundred million dollar products, including the First Encounter for prototyping, Digital Implementation System for place and route. From 1999 to 2002,he was CEO and co-founder of Plato Design Systems, which developed industrial first scalable IC digital router NanoRoute and was acquired by Cadence. From 1990 through 1999, he held various management and technical roles at Cadence. Dr. Limin He brings more than 25 years of technology development, business development, and executive leadership experience in the electronic design automation, software, and semiconductor industry. He is an active investors and advisors to several startup companies in US and China. He holds a BS in Mathematics, a MS in Applied Mathematics from Fudan University, and a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from University of California at Berkeley.