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Kaiwin Lee

Co-founder of ATopTech


Kaiwin Lee is a founder and chief operating officer for ATopTech.
While at Avant! (acquired by Synopsys 2002), Lee led a team to develop the market leading physical design planner, Planet/Jupiter.

While at Arcsys, Lee was one of the original designers/architect who built and designed the core algorithms for ArcCell, the leading place and route solution of its time.

In 1997, Lee joined Tera Systems as Sr. Software Engineer and then later VP of engineering, he lead a team to develop the first RTL design planner (TeraForm).

Lee holds a B.S. in physics from National Taiwan University, a M.S. in Applied Physics from Yale University and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Yale University.