47th DAC Workshop for Women in Electronic Design Announces Patty Azarello to Present Workshop Keynote
LOUISVILLE, CO. –– March 30, 2010 –– The Workshop for Women in Electronic Design (WWED) is a regular feature of the Design Automation Conference (DAC), the premier conference devoted to electronic design and design automation. The goal of this workshop is to provide men and women in the electronic design industry and academia with a forum to exchange ideas for building successful careers, and to provide an opportunity for peer networking. This year, WWED will feature a keynote by Patty Azarello, CEO of Azzarello Group, an interactive panel discussion, and the presentation of the Marie R. Pistilli Women in Electronic Design Automation (EDA) Achievement Award. The 47th DAC will be held at Anaheim Convention Center, in Anaheim, California, from June 13-18, 2010. The WWED workshop will be held on Monday, June 14th, 2010 from 11:30 am until 2:00 pm.
Patty Azarello, founder and CEO of Azarello Group, is among the most sought-after speakers and personal advisors to executives in the country. She has 25 years of experience in high tech and business, including success in running large and small businesses, and significant international management experience. Patty has held leadership roles in general management, marketing, software product development and sales, including as Vice President and General Manager of HP OpenView, Chief Marketing Officer for Siebel Systems, and President and CEO of Euclid Software. At the age of 33, she became the youngest General Manager at HP. She ran a $1B software business at the age of 35 and became a CEO for the first time at the age of 39.
Through the generous support of our sponsors, who include Atrenta, Axiom Design Automation, ClioSoft, EVE, Jasper Design Automation, MP Associates, Mentor Graphics, Real Intent, SpringSoft, and Synopsys, attendance at this year’s WWED will be free with advance registration. Lunch will be provided to all attendees, and the mid-day time slot allows workshop participants to attend DAC Free Monday Exhibits before and after the WWED. The DAC Executive Committee, ACM/SIGDA, CEDA, and the EDA Consortium provide the support and leadership to make this event possible.
Marie R. Pistilli Women in EDA Achievement Award – Deadline Extended Women have made important contributions and strides in the EDA industry for over 50 years. In an effort to recognize those who have dedicated time towards these achievements, the DAC Executive Committee presents the Marie R. Pistilli Women in EDA Achievement Award to honor an individual who has made significant contributions in helping women advance in the field of EDA technology. For a list of previous recipients of the Award, please click here.
The Design Automation Conference (DAC) is recognized as the premier event for the design of electronic circuits and systems, and for Electronic Design Automation (EDA) and silicon solutions. A diverse worldwide community representing more than 1,000 organizations attends each year, represented by system designers and architects, logic and circuit designers, validation engineers, CAD managers, senior managers and executives to researchers and academicians from leading universities. Close to 60 technical sessions selected by a committee of electronic design experts offer information on recent developments and trends, management practices and new products, methodologies and technologies. A highlight of DAC is its Exhibition and Suite area with approximately 200 of the leading and emerging EDA, silicon, IP and design services providers. The conference is sponsored by the Association of Computing Machinery/Special Interest Group on Design Automation (ACM/SIGDA), the Electronic Design Automation Consortium (EDA Consortium), and the IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA).
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