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Apr. 19, 2009

GC's Streamlining Boosts Synopsys' Bottom Line

Brian E. Cabrera was raised in a high-tech household by a nuclear engineer father. That's helped him navigate the world of nonstop innovation as general counsel of Mountain View semiconductor design software firm Synopsys.

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Mountain View-based Synopsys Inc. can be a confusing place if you are not a techie. The maker of semiconductor design software employs sales representatives with Ph.D.s because they need to discuss geometry and nanotechnology with their customers, who also have Ph.D.s. The tech company's clients are often tech companies themselves: Intel Corp., Apple Inc. and Advanced Micro Devices Inc., to name a few. Anyone trying to design a chip might use Synopsys software to he... (continued)

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