Accellera Systems Initiative Announces its 2018 Board of Directors and Officers

Technical Committee and Promotions Committee Chairs closely aligned with BoD

Elk Grove, Calif., February 8, 2018 -- Accellera Systems Initiative announces its 2018 Board of Directors, Officers, and Technical Committee and Promotions Committee Chairs.

“I am pleased to announce our 2018 Board members, Officers and Committee Chairs,” stated Lu Dai, Accellera Systems Initiative Chair. “With representatives from both the user and vendor communities, we have an executive team in place that is very committed to standards evolution and development.  Accellera has an exciting year ahead with a lot of activity in many of our Working Groups as well as looking toward new standards efforts.  Our leadership teams will help guide us as we continue to collaborate and innovate to develop global standards.”

The members of the 2018 Board of Directors are: Martin Barnasconi, NXP Semiconductors; Dennis Brophy, Mentor, A Siemens Business; Ola Dahl, Ericsson; Lu Dai, Qualcomm; Stan Krolikoski, Cadence Design Systems; Laurent Maillet-Contoz, STMicroelectronics; Michael Sanie, Synopsys; Warren Stapleton, AMD; Sherie Taylor, Intel Corporation; and Jerry Vauk, ARM.

The Officers for 2018 are: Chair, Lu Dai; Vice Chair, Dennis Brophy; and Secretary/Treasurer, Stan Krolikoski.

Board members have been appointed to chair the Technical and Promotions Committees to facilitate their involvement in the day-to-day activities within Accellera and better align the Technical Committee, which oversees the Working Group activities, and the Promotions Committee, which oversees the marketing and communications efforts for Accellera. Martin Barnasconi has been named Technical Committee Chair, and Dennis Brophy has been named Promotions Committee Chair. 

About Accellera Systems Initiative
Accellera Systems Initiative is an independent, not-for profit organization dedicated to create, support, promote and advance system-level design, modeling and verification standards for use by the worldwide electronics industry. The organization accelerates standards development and, as part of its ongoing partnership with the IEEE, its standards are contributed to the IEEE Standards Association for formal standardization and ongoing change control. For more information, please visit Find out more about membership. Follow @accellera on Twitter or to comment, please use #accellera. Accellera Global Sponsors are: Cadence; Mentor, A Siemens Business; and Synopsys.

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