Kevin Walsh is a senior marketing executive with more than 25 years of experience in Semiconductor, IP and EDA. He has an extensive background marketing, including strategic and tactical planning, mergers and acquisitions, setting up distribution channels and joint marketing partnerships. Kevin served as Vice President of Marketing and Director of Marketing at Gennum, Semtech and at inSilicon, Arasan Chip Systems, and Synopsys. He was Executive Vice President and a founder at Sapphire Design Automation. He was also Vice President of Marketing at Simplex Solutions. He has degrees from the University of California Berkeley in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science where he received a Bachelors of Science and from Pepperdine University where he received his Masters of Business Administration.