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Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (CDNS)

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Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

Building 5
2655 Seely Avenue
San Jose, CA 95134
United States
408 943 1234

IndustrySoftware - Application
Full-time employees11,200

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Dr. Anirudh Devgan Ph.D.CEO, President & Director1.95MN/A1970
Mr. John M. WallSenior VP & CFO1.29M10.24M1971
Mr. Aneel ZamanSenior VP & Chief Revenue Officer1.3M1.81M1969
Dr. Chin-Chi Teng Ph.D.Senior VP and GM of the Digital & Signoff Group1.07M280.1k1966
Dr. Paul Cunningham Ph.D.Senior VP & GM of the System and Verification Group1.08MN/A1978
Mr. Ariel SellaCo-FounderN/AN/AN/A
Mr. James HaddadCorporate VP of Corporate Finance & TreasurerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Richard GuVice President of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Karna NisewanerSenior VP, General Counsel & Corporate SecretaryN/AN/A1975
Ms. Christina Rooke JonesSenior Vice President of Global Human ResourcesN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2023, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Cadence Design Systems, Inc. provides software, hardware, services, and reusable integrated circuit (IC) design blocks worldwide. The company offers functional verification services, including emulation and prototyping hardware. Its functional verification offering consists of JasperGold, a formal verification platform; Xcelium, a parallel logic simulation platform; Palladium, an enterprise emulation platform; and Protium, a prototyping platform for chip verification. The company also provides digital IC design and sign off products, including Genus synthesis and Joules RTL power solutions, as well as Modus DFT software solution to reduce systems-on-chip design-for-test time; physical implementation tools, such as place and route, optimization, and multiple patterning preparation; and Innovus implementation system, a physical implementation system. In addition, it offers custom IC design and simulation products to create schematic and physical representations of circuits down to the transistor level for analog, mixed-signal, custom digital, memory, and radio frequency designs; and system design and analysis products to develop printed circuit boards and IC packages, as well as to analyze electromagnetic, electro-thermal, and other multi-physics effects. Further, the company provides intellectual property (IP) products comprising pre-verified and customizable functional blocks to integrate into customer's ICs; and verification IP with memory models to emulate and model the expected behavior and interaction of standard industry system interface protocols. Additionally, it offers services related to methodology, education, and hosted design solutions, as well as technical support and maintenance services. The company serves consumer, hyperscale computing, 5G communications, mobile, automotive, aerospace and defense, industrial, and life science industries. Cadence Design Systems, Inc. was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

Corporate governance

Cadence Design Systems, Inc.’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 May 2024 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 4; Board: 4; Shareholder rights: 1; Compensation: 9.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.