Mr. Ankush OBERAI

Group Director, R&D
Synopsys Inc, USA

35 years in Semiconductor Industry, IC Design and Semiconductor Manufacturing.  Serial Entrepreneurial and known for his success of Knights Technology Inc.

Inventor of Industry Standard products:

              1. Cad Navigation for Multiple Failure analysis tools

              2. Yield Management for Semiconductor Fabs

              3. Design Based solution for In-Fab Metrology manufacturing equipment

Several US Patents granted for invention in above products. Started career as IC design and verification at NCA Corp in 1983. Later ventured out to realize his dream of becoming an inventor and entrepreneur by being part of a startup team which named the company as Knights Technology Inc. The company stated with Failure analysis software “Merlin” now the Industry standard product, owning 98% market share. In 1995, invented Yield Management product, which brought a new wave of manufacturing improvement in productivity and cost savings. In 2012, Knights merged with Synopsys. Knights products continues to grow and maintains market leadership.

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