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Deirdre Hanford

Deirdre Hanford, Director since 2018 

Member of the Audit Committee

Member of the Governance and Nominating Committee

Ms. Hanford is currently chief security officer and member of corporate staff of Synopsys, Inc., a leading company in the fields of electronic design automation, semiconductor intellectual property and software security. In this role, Ms. Hanford leads efforts to enable secure hardware, software and semiconductor design. Previously, Ms. Hanford was co-general manager of Design Group. In this role, she co-led the development and deployment of Synopsys’s analog/mixed-signal product lines, digital implementation product lines and professional design services organization. She has also served as Synopsys’ executive vice president of customer engagement, ensuring the successful adoption of Synopsys technology into customers' demanding environments and overseeing engagements with key customers and ecosystem partners. Ms. Hanford has held a variety of positions at Synopsys during her long tenure, including leadership roles in applications, engineering, sales, and marketing. Ms. Hanford earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Brown University and a Master of Science in electrical engineering from UC Berkeley. Her many achievements include being named to VLSI Research’s 2017 All Stars of the Semiconductor Industry, and in 2008 serving as the Chairman of American Electronics Association. In 2001, she was named a recipient of the YWCA Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN) Award and the Marie R. Pistilli Women in EDA Achievement Award. She currently chairs Brown University's Engineering Advisory Committee and serves on the Engineering Advisory Board for UC Berkeley's College of Engineering.

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