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Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (CDNS)

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Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

Building 5
2655 Seely Avenue
San Jose, CA 95134
United States
408 943 1234

Full Time Employees8,800

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Lip-Bu TanExec. Chairman2.11M45.03M1959
Dr. Anirudh Devgan Ph.D.CEO, Pres & Director1.54M16.38M1970
Mr. John M. WallSr. VP & CFO1.15MN/A1971
Ms. Alinka FlaminiaSr. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec.489.59kN/A1962
Dr. Chin-Chi Teng Ph.D.Sr. VP of R&D999.9kN/A1966
Mr. Ariel SellaCo-FounderN/AN/AN/A
Mr. James HaddadCorp. VP of Corp. Fin. & TreasurerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Alan H. LindstromSr. Group Director of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Nimish H. ModiSr. VP of Marketing & Bus. Devel.N/AN/A1963
Ms. Christina Rooke JonesSr. VP of Global HRN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2020 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Cadence Design Systems, Inc. provides software, hardware, services, and reusable integrated circuit (IC) design blocks worldwide. The company offers functional verification services, including emulation and prototyping hardware. Its functional verification offering consists of JasperGold, a formal verification platform; Xcelium, a parallel logic simulation platform; Palladium, an enterprise emulation platform; and Protium, a prototyping platform for chip verification. The company also provides digital IC design products, including Genus logic synthesis and RTL power solutions, as well as Modus software solution to reduce systems-on-chip design-for-test time; physical implementation tools, including place and route, optimization, and multiple patterning preparation; and signoff products to signoff the design as ready for manufacture by a silicon foundry. In addition, it offers custom IC design and simulation products to create schematic and physical representations of circuits down to the transistor level for analog, mixed-signal, custom digital, memory, and radio frequency designs; and system design and analysis products to develop printed circuit boards and IC packages, as well as to analyze electromagnetic, electro-thermal, and other multi-physics effects. Further, the company provides intellectual property (IP) products consisting of pre-verified and customizable functional blocks to integrate into customer's ICs; and verification IP and memory models to verify the correct interaction with dozens of design IP interface protocols. Additionally, it offers services related to methodology, education, and hosted design solutions, as well as technical support and maintenance services. Cadence Design Systems, Inc. was incorporated in 1988 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

Corporate Governance

Cadence Design Systems, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 26, 2021 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 7.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.