Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
| Nasdaq: CDNS
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. is an electronic design automation company which develops software, hardware and intellectual property which are used by semiconductor and electronic system customers to develop and design integrated circuits and electronic devices. The company provides maintenance for product offerings and provides engineering services related to methodology, education, and hosted design solutions which help customers manage and accelerate electronic product development processes. Its customers use products and services to design and develop complex integrated circuits, or ICs, and electronics systems. The company was founded by K. Bobby Chao, K. Charles Janac and Jim Hjartarson in June 1988 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.