Rob van Blommestein is currently the Vice President of Marketing for S2C, Inc., an FPGA prototyping company. Rob is a veteran exhibitor to DAC. Before S2C, he served as head of corporate communications for Jasper Design Automation, SpringSoft, and Novas Software. His experience doing marketing with both small, medium, and large sized companies gives Rob a unique perspective on how to approach DAC as an exhibitor.
Graham's expertise includes marketing for many startups in the areas of analog and mixed-signal, formal verification, static timing analysis and fast-Spice. He is happy to share his experience with small companies.
Michelle Clancy has been supporting companies exhibiting at DAC for over 18 years. Michelle and her team at Cayenne Communications support start-ups to mid-size companies in EDA, IP, Embedded Systems and the Semiconductor industry. She currently serves as the DAC PR/Marketing Chair for the 53rd DAC.
Diana Dearin is currently the International Marketing Program Manager at Mentor Graphics, an Oregon-based high-tech company. Diana has responsibility for the field marketing team in Europe, India and the PACRIM. Before joining Mentor, Diana worked as a graphic designer, creative director and marketing communications professional for several creative agencies and start-ups. Diana holds a business degree from Regis University, Denver, CO.
Mike Gianfagna has been involved in the exhibition portion of DAC since its beginning in the early 1980’s. He has coordinated show presence at DAC for IP companies, EDA companies and semiconductor companies, both as small startups and major exhibitors.
Susie Horn has worked for MP Associates for 27 years. MP Associates is the management company for the DAC. As Director of Exhibit Operations she is responsible for all aspects of client exhibitions including sales, service, floor layouts, and working closely with all exhibit personnel and allocating and monitoring on-site meeting space for private meetings.
Dave Kelf heads up OneSpin’s marketing operation. After an engineering career at Plessey and Nortel, he held in various roles at Cadence, and was responsible for Verilog and VHDL verification marketing in the 90’s. As the marketing VP at Co-Design Automation, and then Synopsys Kelf oversaw the introduction of the SystemVerilog language, before running marketing for Novas Software, the debug leaders. He also founded and ran a wireless IP company. Kelf holds a MSc in Microelectronics and an MBA. He is active in industry organizations and was the Treasurer of Accellera.
Dagmar Lambrecht has been involved in worldwide trade shows since the late 1980’s. She first exhibited at DAC in 1997. She coordinated booth logistics as well as content, demo and message development for start-up’s, medium size and large companies with booth space ranging from 100 sf to 6000 sf.
Sandra Larrabee has over 25 years of marketing experience in distribution, university and partner programs, and worldwide event management. Prior to working for ARM, Sandra worked in distribution as a Product Manager for FPGA and ASIC lines and moved on to EDA where she held many roles for over 10 years.
Michael Munsey has been involved with exhibits at DAC since the early 1990’s. He has coordinated and driven show presence, messaging, and demos at DAC for early stage startups, mid-size and major exhibitors.
Tiffany is the Sales & Marketing Operations Manager at Runtime Design Automation. With experience in global event planning, digital marketing, and strategic communications, Tiffany brings a fresh perspective to the committee and represents the next generation of semiconductor professionals in the industry.
Tom Quan joined TSMC in 2007 and currently he is the director of Open Innovation Platform® Marketing. Tom has over 25 years of experiences in chip design, technical/product marketing, strategic planning and business development in electronic design software industry. Tom holds an MBA degree from Santa Clara University and a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley.
Herta Schreiner is the Senior Director of Digital Marketing & Communications at Synopsys, Inc. She is responsible for the execution of global demand-generation programs which help facilitate marketing and sales initiatives through digital strategies and essential marketing services. Over the past 15 years, Herta has held corporate marketing management positions at National Semiconductor, Agilent Technologies and Avago Technologies.