PDF Solutions, Inc.
| Nasdaq: PDFS
PDF Solutions, Inc. is a provider of infrastructure technologies and services to lower the cost of integrated circuit design and manufacturing, enhance time to market, and improve profitability by addressing design and manufacturing interactions from technology development and product design to initial process ramps and mature manufacturing operations. Its technologies and services target the entire process life cycle, which is the term have coined for the time from technology development and the design of an IC through volume manufacturing of that IC. The company's solutions combine proprietary software, physical intellectual property in the form of cell libraries for IC designs, test chips, an electrical wafer test system, proven methodologies, and professional services. PDF Solutions was founded in 1991 by John Kachig Kibarian, Kimon W. Michaels, Thomas F. Cobourn and Howard C. Read and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.