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Guido Arnout

Serial entrepreneur and technologist


Guido Arnout founded and serves as the Chief Executive Officer of PowerEscape Inc., which was sold in 2006 to ARM Holdings plc and 4DS, Inc.
Arnout Co-Founded Open SystemC Initiative (OSCI).

Arnout was founded and President and Chief Executive Officer of CoWare, Inc. in 1996

Prior to starting CoWare, Arnout served as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development of Cross-Check Technology.

He co-founded Silvar-Lisco, one of the first commercial EDA companies in 1979 and served as its Vice President of Engineering.

Arnout received his PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Leuven in Belgium in 1980. He was a post-doctoral fellow at Stanford from 1980 to 1982