The Most Loved Workplace Leaders Show with Anirudh Devgan CEO of U.S. Cadence
About Anirudh Devgan
Dr. Anirudh Devgan has served as President and CEO of Cadence Design Systems, Inc. since December 2021, and has been a member of the Board of Directors since August 2021. He served as President of the company from 2017 to 2021, overseeing all business groups, research and development, sales, field engineering and customer support, strategy, marketing, mergers and acquisitions, business development, and IT. Prior to becoming President, he was Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Digital & Signoff and System Verification groups at Cadence.
Prior to joining Cadence in 2012, Dr. Devgan was General Manager and Corporate Vice President of the Custom Design Business Unit at Magma Design Automation. Previous roles include management and technical positions at IBM, where he received numerous awards including the IBM Outstanding Innovation Award. Dr. Devgan is an IEEE Fellow, has written numerous research papers, and holds several patents.
Dr. Devgan received a Bachelor of Technology degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, and MS and PhD degrees in electrical and computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.
Cadence is loved because...
Diversity is a big focus here. For example, there is a formal mentorship program and leadership development program to support women and employees of color.
Anirudh Devgan serves as a Model of U.S. Cadence's Values because…
implementing our One Team values. It’s the strength of the relationships that Anirudh builds with our employees, customers, and partners that makes him a successful CEO. Anirudh has made “people first” his approach during the pandemic and is a huge advocate of social justice.
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