Aurangzeb is Corporate
Vice President for Market Development at Cadence Design
Systems, Inc. Earlier, he was CVP/GM for Cadence Design
Foundry (now part of engineering services), and focused
on the IC design business, including IP development and
Aurangzeb joined Cadence in 2002 when Cadence
acquired Simplex Solutions, where he served as EVP/GM of
Simplex’s SoC Design Foundry.
He co-founded Altius Solutions and served
as its’ President and CEO, merging with Simplex Solutions
and contributing to a successful IPO in May 2001.
Before founding Altius, Aurangzeb was VP
for Silicon Engineering at Cirrus Logic and Director of
Engineering for systems technology development at Tandem
Computers (now part of HP). He also developed high-speed
SRAMs at Fairchild Semiconductor.
Over the past 25 years, Aurangzeb contributed
- in engineering and general management positions - to the
development and business success of several generations
of high-performance systems and ICs, such as the Sony GS®I-32
and PlayStation®2 Graphics Synthesizers, the Cirrus
Logic 3Ci™ SOC and the NonStop™ Himalaya™
and Cyclone™ series of massively-parallel servers.
Several products achieved ~$200M to $2B
in annual revenues.
Aurangzeb holds two M.S. degrees from Stanford
University, in Engineering Management and Electrical Engineering,
as well as a double-major B.S. in Electrical Engineering
and Computer Sciences and Nuclear Engineering from U.C.
Berkeley. He has a B.Sc. in Physics and Pure and Applied
Mathematics from Government College, University of The Punjab
(with the Academic Roll of Honor).