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Alisa Yaffa

Founder of Synplicity


Alisa Yaffa was a founder of Synplicity Inc. and its Vice President of Intellectual Property since October 1998 and as Secretary since 1994. Yaffa served as Chief Executive Officer from 1994 to January 1996 and its President, from January 1996 to July 1997. From 1994 to October 1998, she served as Chief Financial Officer.
Yaffa served in various technical and marketing roles at Cadence, Mentor Graphics, EDA Systems Inc. and VLSI Technology Inc.,

Yaffa holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from University of California at Berkeley.