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Synopsys, a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) for computer chips, has announced the appointment of Eran Meister as the Director of its Sales Center in Israel.
Eran joined Synopsys Israel in 2003 and has been instrumental in the past 20 years in promoting the adoption of the company’s software solutions among nearly 100 global R&D centers and startups in Israel specializing in semiconductors. Among his achievements, Meister has successfully managed semiconductor IP sales, including tested and ready-to-use design modules for new chips such as USB, DDR, PCIe controllers. He has also led design services in Israel, assisting companies in managing and implementing design processes. Prior to joining Synopsys, Meister worked at Supertech for eight years, serving as the manager of the company’s design center during his last four years.
As the new director of Synopsys Israel’s Sales Center, Meister will be responsible for leading a team of 15 sales experts dedicated to the Israeli market, with a focus on achieving operational expansion and development objectives.
Eran Meister, Sales Center Director at Synopsys, commented: “My team and I are committed to providing strong support to global R&D centers and startups navigating through this challenging period, particularly those currently developing new generations of chips to be launched by the end of the crisis. We will equip them with Synopsys’ new solutions, such as technologies for photonic chip design (as an alternative to silicon), 2-nanometer chip design technologies, and new design services, among others. Additionally, we will offer our solutions in a SaaS model, providing operational and economic benefits. As a key player in the Israeli chipmaking ecosystem, we will supply the necessary resources to strengthen it and ensure the success of companies.”
Steve McDonald, Regional Vice President of Sales for Europe and the Middle East at Synopsys, stated: “Israel is a significant market for Synopsys. We are continually impressed by the level of entrepreneurship and technological innovation in Israel and are delighted to provide Synopsys’ development and support tools to help address the development challenges faced by Israeli R&D centers and startups. Eran, who has excelled at Synopsys and achieved numerous sales milestones over the past 20 years, is the right person at the right time to lead the Israel sales center and tackle the forthcoming challenges.”
Synopsys Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) provides state-of-the-art technology that enables the accelerated development of high-quality chips while seamlessly integrating hardware capabilities with secure software building. Founded in 1986, Synopsys employs over 19,000 people and generates revenues exceeding $5 billion. Headquartered in California, the company operates 125 offices across North America, Europe, Japan, the Pacific, India, and Israel. Its infrastructure drives a wide range of innovations, from self-driving cars to machine learning to high-speed communication systems. The development, sales, and support center in Israel has been located in Herzliya Pituach since 1997. Presently, Synopsys employs 160 people in Israel and is actively recruiting more.
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