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Rick Carlson

Co-founder of Averant and EDAC


Rick Carlson became the Vice President, Worldwide Sales of Verific Design Automation in 2003.
Carlson was one of the founders of Averant in 1997 and served as their Vice President of Sales.

Priot to Averant, Carlson served as Vice President of Sales for Synplicity from 1995 to 1999 and Vice President of Sales for Escalade from 1992 to 1995.

Carlson has held sales management positions with Mentor Graphics, Daisy Systems, EDA Systems and Highland Software.

Carlson received a B.S. degree in Mathematics from Illinois Institute of Technology.