Speaker: Nick Heaton, Cadence

Conference: Verification Futures 2015 (click here to see full programme)
Speaker: Nick Heaton, Distinguished Engineer.
Organisation: Cadence Design Systems
Presentation Title: The next three years…
Abstract: Before presenting the verification challenges and their potential solutions for the next three years, let’s review our predictions from three years ago, examine how they have been addressed. This is then used as the context for looking to forward to the next three years.
Biography Nick Heaton is an ASIC and EDA veteran with more than 30 years of experience in the design and verification of complex SoCs.  Nick graduated from Brunel University, London in 1983 with First Class Honors in Engineering and Management Systems.  In 1993, he founded specialist ASIC Design and Verification Company Excel Consultants, servicing customers such as ARM® and Altera.  In 2002, Nick joined Verisity (now Cadence) as Manager of Northern European Consulting Engineering.Nick currently works in the Cadence Research & Development organization as a Distinguished Engineer with special responsibility for ARM related solutions.
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