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Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS)

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Synopsys, Inc.

690 East Middlefield Road
Mountain View, CA 94043
United States

IndustrySemiconductor Equipment & Materials
Full Time Employees10,669

Key Executives

Dr. Aart J. de GeusChairman, Co-Chief Exec. Officer & Co-Founder2.28M6.37M63
Dr. Chi-Foon Chan Ph.D.Pres, Co-Chief Exec. Officer & Director2.28M695.49k68
Mr. Trac PhamChief Financial Officer909.16kN/A48
Mr. John F. Runkel Jr.Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.762.05k396.6k61
Mr. Joseph W. LoganSales & Corp. Marketing Officer1.52MN/A57
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Synopsys, Inc. provides electronic design automation (EDA) software products used to design and test integrated circuits (ICs). It offers Galaxy Design platform that provides IC design solutions; Verification Continuum Platform, which offers virtual prototyping, static and formal verification, simulation, emulation, field-programmable gate array (FPGA)-based prototyping, and debug solutions; and FPGA design products that are programmed to perform specific functions. The company also provides DesignWare intellectual property (IP) solutions for USB, PCI Express, DDR, Ethernet, SATA, MIPI, HDMI, and Bluetooth low energy applications; analog IP, including data converters and audio codecs; and system-on-chip infrastructure IP, datapath and building block IP, and verification IP products, as well as mathematical and floating point components, and ARM AMBA interconnect fabric and peripherals. In addition, it offers logic libraries and embedded memories; configurable processor cores and application-specific instruction-set processor tools for embedded applications; IP subsystems for audio, sensor, and data fusion functionality; and security IP solutions. Further, the company provides Platform Architect tools for SoC architecture analysis and optimization; virtual prototyping solutions for creating virtual prototypes and virtualizer development kits; physical prototyping solutions consisting of HAPS hardware and HAPS protocompiler tools; and hybrid prototyping solutions, as well as a series of tools used in the design of optical systems and photonic devices. Additionally, it offers software quality and security testing tools that help companies reduce the risk of defects and vulnerabilities in development, as well as across the software supply chain; manufacturing solutions that enable semiconductor manufacturers to develop fabrication processes; and professional services and others. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.

Corporate Governance

Synopsys, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 1, 2017 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 8; Compensation: 6.

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 a 10 indicates higher governance risk.