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Mark Olen

Co-founder of Lighthouse


In 1997, Mark Olen was co-founder, VP of sales and marketing for Silicon Forest Research which later changed their name to Lighthouse Design Automation. It was acquired by mentor Graphics in 2006 and since then Olen has held the title of Verification Intrapreneur.
Prior to Lighthouse, Olen was a VP and GM in cascade Microtech, DFT business unit manager for Mentor, and strategic account manager for Teradyne.

Olen has an SBEE, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, & Economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology