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Olivier Lepape

Founder of Meta Systems


Olivier Lepape was a founder of NanoXplore.
He founded of Abound Logic, Inc. and served as its Vice President, Engineering.

Lepape was a founder of Meta Systems and served as its Vice President of Engineering, later acquired by Mentor Graphics where was in charge of all hardware and software development of ASIC emulator products.

He served at Dune Technology where he developed the first proprietary FPGA architecture based on hierarchical switching networks as well as place & route algorithms.

He started his career at Matra Data Systems, then moved on the ES2 (a European ASIC foundry), where he was a custom IC designer.

Lepape holds a BS EE from Ecole Superieure d’Electricite (Supelec) de Paris and an MSEE from Stanford University.