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Chekib AkroutCorporate VP, Strategic ProgramsSynopsys

Dr. Chekib Akrout is Corporate VP, Strategic Programs at Synopsys. He was with AMD 10+ years, where he held various roles, his most recent being senior vice president of Global Operations. Before joining AMD in 2008, Dr. Akrout worked at Freescale Semiconductor as vice president and general manager of the Networking System Division where he focused on networking multi-core and Digital Signal Processing, driving processor competitiveness in the networking markets. Prior to Freescale, he spent 23 years at IBM, where his last assignment was vice president of Entertainment and Embedded Processor Development and was responsible for the Cell Project developed through a Sony/Toshiba/IBM partnership as well as Xbox 360 processor development for Microsoft and embedded PowerPC processors cores for SoC. Dr. Akrout holds a bachelor's degree in physics from the University Pierre & Marie Curie in France, and a doctorate in electronics and physics.