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MIke Gianfagna
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Mike Gianfagna is a senior director in the Enterprise Marketing Communications group at Synopsys, where he is responsible for message development and communications for key market segments. He has an extensive background in the semiconductor and electronic design automation industries, including stints as the vice president of marketing at eSilicon and Atrenta, CEO of Aprio Technolgies, and a general manager at Cadence. Mike has a B.S. degree in electrical and electronics engineering from New York University and an M.S. degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Rutgers University.


Posts by MIke Gianfagna:

 

The Outlook for Chip Design in the Cloud – Clear Skies with a Warming Trend

We explain cloud migration strategies and how cloud based eda tools enable a reliable, scalable, and cost-effective chip design flow for SoCs, ASICs, and more.

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Posted in Cloud, EDA, IP

 

Change Is Upon Us – Welcome to a New World of Innovation

Explore the history of tech innovation, the shift from hardware-defined to software-defined tech, and a new design paradigm that blends hardware & software.

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Posted in EDA, IP

 

Where in the World Does Innovation Come From?

We discuss the history of technological innovation in the United States and how the balance has shifted west from New Jersey (RCA, Bell Labs) to Silicon Valley.

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Posted in EDA

 

Just What Is Democratized Design Anyway?

Explore the history of the chip design process, from the days of Integrated Device Manufacturers (IDMs) to EDA tools and today’s era of democratized design.

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Posted in EDA

 

Where Are All These Amazing New Products Coming From?

We explore how software has taken over for semiconductors (ASSPs & ASICs) in driving product development, thanks to added freedom in the SoC design flow.

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Posted in EDA

 

The Real Impact of AI on Chip Design Is Autonomous Insight

Explore the impact of AI on chip design tools and how increased compute in AI applications enables autonomous design insights from near infinite possibilities.

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Posted in Artificial Intelligence, EDA

 

Will Autonomous Chip Design Take Your Job Away?

Ahead of Hot Chips 2021 we explain the rise of AI chip design tools, which are helping chip designers create larger, more complex & more efficient chip designs.

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Posted in Artificial Intelligence, EDA

 

AI and AI Chip Design – A New “Chicken and Egg” Riddle

Learn how artificial intelligence is used in the chip design process, helping designers from around the world create better AI chips for growing AI workloads.

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Posted in Artificial Intelligence, EDA

 

Ever Wonder What Drives Worldwide Innovation?

Sr. Director Mike Gianfagna explains why chip design & EDA are in the global spotlight, and how semiconductors fuel technological innovation around the world.

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Posted in EDA

 

Why Hyper-Convergent Designs Demand an All or Nothing Approach

We explain the importance of hyper-convergent-friendly chip design tools for larger, more complex IC designs powering HPC & advanced software infrastructure.

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Posted in 3D-ICs, Artificial Intelligence, EDA, HPC, Machine Learning