Your Innovation, Your Community
April 20-22, 2021

Pre-registration is required for live attendance. Registration closes April 18th.

Why You Should Attend SNUG World

  • Erase boundaries and connect with the global community
  • Hear users showcase best practices for design & verification challenges
  • Attend tutorials for the latest advancements in Synopsys technology
  • Schedule 1:1 discussions with Synopsys experts
  • Meet our sponsors through the interactive virtual environment
  • Stay connected and inspired by industry keynotes
  • Gain practical knowledge you can apply today!
  • Be part of SNUG history by participating in the first SNUG World virtual experience

Keynote Spotlights

Dr. Aart de Geus

Chairman and co-Chief Executive Officer

Aart De Geus

Welcome to a Bold New Era of Moore’s Law

Tuesday, April 20

Becky Loop

Intel Corporation

Aart De Geus

Architecting the Next 100B Intelligent Devices

Wednesday, April 21
9:10 AM PT

Berthold Hellenthal

Head of Computing Platform and Semiconductors
CARIAD, a Volkswagen Group Company

Aart De Geus

Developing Next Generation Automotive Computing Platforms Based on a New Value Chain

Thursday, April 22
9:05 AM PT

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Technical Committee

SNUG thanks the members of the Technical Committee who volunteer their time and expertise to support SNUG’s technical quality, local perspective and value to the users of Synopsys tools and technology.

Technical Chairperson

Savita Banerjee, Facebook

Savita Banerjee leads DFX strategy for Augmented Reality products at Facebook Reality Labs. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and started her career at Bell Labs. Savita is recognized for her contributions to advancements in silicon technology for storage, networking, data centers and AR/VR applications. At Microsoft, she led design for test strategy for Hololens and Xbox utilizing advanced process nodes with optimized flows to meet their stringent product requirements. She is passionate about building disruptive technologies for next generation compute platforms that improve how we work, communicate, and have fun.

Savita is committed to global citizenship, youth empowerment and cultivating diversity and inclusion at work. She is the proud mother of two who loves the outdoors, classic rock and making pizza.

Committee Members

Sergei Babokhov, Intel

Laurent Besson, Easii IC

Gregg Bromley, GEO Semiconductor

David Brownell, Analog Devices

Thomas Buerner, Nokia

Ahmet Ceyhan, Intel

Tarun Chawla, STMicroelectronics

Leah Clark, Synopsys

Jon Colburn, NVIDIA

Andy Copperhall, Independent

Cliff Cummings, Paradigm Works

Al Czamara, Test Evolution

Jack Dong, Intel

Ravikishore Gandikota, NVIDIA

Majid Ghameshlu, Siemens AG (Austria)

Ralph Goergen, NXP Semiconductors

Ronald Goodstein, Lockheed Martin

Soenke Grimpen, Infineon

Peter Grove, Dialog Semiconductor

Anwarul Hasan, Independent

Zafar Hasan, NVIDIA

Anand Iyer, Microsoft

Ronald Kalim, Intel

Brian Kane, Northrop Grumman

Victoria Kolesov, Intel

Mohan Krishnareddy, Arteris

Claus Kuntzsch, University of Applied Sciences Nuremberg


Besson Laurent, Easii IC

Boris Litinsky, Juniper

Charles Magnuson, Intel

Tom Mahatdejkul, Arm

Corbett Marler, Intel

Stella Matarrese, STMicroelectronics


Didier Maurer, IC'ALPS

Glen McDonnell, Broadcom

Don Mills, Microchip

Jeff Montesano, Verilab

Bryan Morris, Ciena

Naveen Mysore, Intel

Nathalie Meloux, STMicroeletronics

Nitin Navale, Xilinx

Giuseppe Notarangelo, STMicroelectronics

Firouzeh Nourkhalaj, Synopsys

Sathappan Palaniappan, Broadcom

Sachin Parikh, Broadcom

Olivia Poon, Marvell Semiconductor

Frank Poppen, OFFIS - Institute for Information Technology


PD Priyadarshan, Cisco

Karthik Rajan, Microchip

Francois Ravatin, STMicroelectronics

Jeremy Ridgeway, Broadcom

Chris Kiegle, Marvell Semiconductor

Jason Rziha, Microchip

Kiran Sama, Amazon


Neel Sonara, Broadcom

Mark Sprague, Intel

Matthew Streyle, Samsung

Sean Sun, NXP Semiconductors

Ravish Sunny, Intel

Manfred Thanner, NXP Semiconductors

Tony Todesco, AMD

Jeff Vance, Verilab

Alessandro Valerio, STMicroelectronics

Raj Varada, Intel

Sudha Vasu, NVIDIA

Sandeep Venishetti, Google

Upasna Vishnoi, Marvell Semiconductor

Viba Viswanathan, Samsung

Krishna Vittala, Microchip

Jon Wei, NovuMind

Jing Zhang, Intel

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Frequently Asked Questions

All current Synopsys users with active licenses are eligible to register.
No, SNUG is a free event for Synopsys users.
Pre-registration is strongly encouraged.
Your login details will be emailed to you ahead of the event. You can use these details to access SNUG World.
After the live event, on-demand access will remain open 24/7 for 90 days. Therefore, you can attend whenever it’s convenient for you during this period of time.
Absolutely. Anyone eligible to attend is welcome. Help us spread the word to other Synopsys users. You can simply share the link to this page, and they can register at their convenience.
After the live event, on-demand access will remain open 24/7 for 90 days. Access the session you missed on-demand.
Please email with any additional questions.
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