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Andy Ladd

Founder of Carbon Design Systems


Andy Ladd is a founder and Vice President of Sales – Europe and ROA for carbon Design systems.
Previously he was the director of applications for cycle-based simulation at Quickturn Design Systems, acquired by Cadence.

Prior to Quickturn, Ladd was part of the initial bring-up team for Speedsim, a cycle-based simulation product.

He also worked on supporting major accounts while working at Viewlogic Systems.

His early career was in microprocessor design and development at both Digital Equipment Corporation and McDonnell Douglas.

Ladd holds a BSE in Computer Engineering from University of Illinois and an MSE degree in Computer Science and Engineering from University of Michigan.