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Rajit Chandra

Founder of Gradient Design Automation


Chandra founded Gradient Design Automation in 2003 and served as their President and CEO. Gradient delivers EDA solutions for temperature-induced problems in modern day semiconductor products.
He was a founder of Moscape Inc. and served as their VP of engineering. Moscape was acquired by Magma in 2000

Chandra held key positions at Cadence Design where he developed tools for timing-driven designs and authored the industry standard format for timing data exchange (SDF).

He worked as a performance verification team lead at Intel Corp

Chandra holds a B.Tech and M.Tech in Radio Physics & Electronics from Calcutta University, India, and a PhD (EE) from London South Bank University, UK.