He has over 25 years experience in software development and executive management in EDA industry. Prior to Entasys, he was VP/CTO of Summus Design, a power rail analysis solution company, which transferred its technology to Avant! and worked at Avant! and Synopsys in turn. His industry experience started from Samsung Electronics where he held various management and technical roles including development of in-house tools and architect design methodology for LSI division and architect the in-house ASIC design tool kit, CubicWare, as a Corporate CAE Manager in Semiconductor business for 14 years. He has BE degrees in Electronic Engineering from Sogang University and ME from Yonsei University.
Executive Vice President of Marketing
Sea Hawon Choi
Before joining Entasys, he has held various technical positions in semiconductor companies and EDA companies for over 30 years. Prior to Entasys, he was a Technical Director of Mentor Graphics, managing technical resources in Asia, and was a VP of Engineering in Mentor Graphics Korea responsible for managing field technical resources in Korea. He was a Senior Marketing Director in Magma Design Automation located in Austin, Texas. His semiconductor experiences include Samsung LSI division in Korea and Texas Instrument in Dallas, Texas, for more than 10 years all together. He holds BS from Yonsei University, BE from University of Central Oklahoma, and ME and Ph.D. from Michigan State University.
Senior Vice President of Sales
He is responsible for the company's sales and marketing including business development. He has more than 20 years of experience in Semiconductor and EDA industry. For his first half of career, he had served as IC designer at Samsung Electronics, LSI division, where he had developed various consumer ICs over 10 years, and then he had worked as a director of technical sales and marketing at Syntest Technology, DFT solution company. He has BS degree in Electronic Engineering from Sogang University.
Vice President of R&D
Before joining Entasys, he has over 20 years of EDA industry. He started his career in SPICE modeling and technical management in LG-semicon and Hinix, and later joined Avant! and Synopsys. During working in Synopsys, he setup and managed HSPICE modeling team in Korea and, developed HSPICE model and integrated the various public model into HSPICE. He has BE degree in Electric Engineering from SungKyunKwan university.
Technical Advisor/Outside Director
He has been Senior Vice President of System LSI, Samsung Electronics focusing on the development of ESL Design Technology from 2002 to 2008. His team had developed the Samsung’s Virtual Platform, called ViP, low power design technology including power estimation at system architecture level, reusable platform design methodology, HW/SW co-design technology, and Samsung SoC bus architecture based on AXI protocol. He played a key role to deploy these ESL design technologies within companies. He received MS in ECE from the University of Arizona Tucson, Arizona in 1986 and had worked for various companies including Cadence, Synopsys, Intel, etc… in San Jose, California over more than 16 years before he joined Samsung.