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Michel Courtoy
Member Since: July 9, 2013
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Michel Courtoy - Michel began his career in design and software engineering with seven years at Intel. He managed product marketing for layout verification software at Cadence Design Systems and held executive positions at Quickturn Design Systems, Osprey Design Systems (which he also co-founded), Aptix Corporation, and Frequency Technology. As vice president of marketing for Silicon Perspective, Courtoy created the market for silicon virtual prototyping and was a key player in the company's acquisition by Cadence in 2001. He served as a vice president of mergers and acquisitions at Cadence until 2005 and then became President and CEO of Certess, a leading provider of functional verification tools for IC design. He led Certess through its acquisition by SpringSoft in 2009. He serves on the Board of Directors at Breker Verification Systems, Defacto Technologies, EdXact and X5 Systems.  

Michel holds a BSEE from Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium; an MSEE from University of California, San Diego; and an MBA from Santa Clara University, California.



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