Posted by frank schirrmeister on June 18, 2009
OK, I admit feeling weird a little bit. I am at work, could be in my pajama’s for all the world cares and have talked to about 50 people by now. OK, it’s actually just Roger Waters’ “Amused to Death”. Quite a dark album. In a chat Grant Martin just pointed out “Whish you were here” is probable the Pink Floyd title of the hour, given that all participants of the Multicore Virtual Conference are not …
Intermediate feedback I get from participants is mixed. Some like it. Some struggle with the technology a little bit. Most of them happily interact virtually. Overall there are still 261 visitors in the auditorium and 399 in the auditorium / plaza. We had constantly between 10 and 15 people at the booth, I logged about 40 or so interesting conversations. That’s pretty good for a morning’s 3 hours of work from my office.
I am still here live blogging and answering questions at the virtual trade show … meet me at the Multicore Virtual Conference! It is quite a unique experience and a great spot to get lots of useful information at a single point collected into a virtual briefcase …
Back to virtual work!
Patrick Sheridan is responsible for Synopsys' system-level solution for virtual prototyping. In addition to his responsibilities at Synopsys, from 2005 through 2011 he served as the Executive Director of the Open SystemC Initiative (now part of the Accellera Systems Initiative). Mr. Sheridan has 30 years of experience in the marketing and business development of high technology hardware and software products for Silicon Valley companies.
Malte Doerper is responsible for driving the software oriented virtual prototyping business at Synopsys. Today he is based in Mountain View, California. Malte also spent over 7 years in Tokyo, Japan, where he led the customer facing program management practice for the Synopsys system-level products. Malte has over 12 years’ experiences in all aspects of system-level design ranging from research, engineering, product management and business development. Malte joined Synopsys through the CoWare acquisition, before CoWare he worked as researcher at the Institute for Integrated Signal Processing Systems at the Aachen University of Technology, Germany.
Tom De Schutter
Tom De Schutter is responsible for driving the physical prototyping business at Synopsys. He joined Synopsys through the acquisition of CoWare where he was the product marketing manager for transaction-level models. Tom has over 10 years of experience in system-level design through different marketing and engineering roles. Before joining the marketing team he led the transaction-level modeling team at CoWare.