GSA Board of Directors
Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
Lip-Bu Tan is President and Chief Executive Officer of Cadence Design Systems, Inc. He has been a member of the Cadence Board of Directors since 2004 and serves as a member of the Finance and Technology Committees of the Board. He also serves as chairman of Walden International, a venture capital firm he founded in 1987. Prior to founding Walden, Tan was Vice President at Chappell & Co. and held management positions at EDS Nuclear and ECHO Energy.
Tan received an M.S. in nuclear engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an MBA from the University of San Francisco, and a B.S. from Nanyang University in Singapore. He serves on the Board of Directors of Flextronics, SINA, and SMIC. He is also a board member of the Electronic Design Automation Consortium (EDAC) and the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA).