Howard Ko

last updated 4/20/2018

Howard Ko

General Manager, Corporate at Synopsys Inc

Location:
690 E. Middlefield Rd., Mountain View, California, United States
Company:
Synopsys Inc
HQ Phone:
(650) 584-5000

General Information

Experience

General Manager - Avant!

Education

B.S. degree - Electrical Engineering , National Taiwan University

Ph.D - Electrical Engineering & Computer Science , University of California at Berkeley

Ph.D. - Electrical Engineering and Computer Science , U.C. Berkeley

Recent News  

Executive Management

Howard Ko
Dr. Howard Ko joined Synopsys in June 2002 and is currently Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Silicon Engineering Group. He manages products and solutions that address semiconductor manufacturing technology needs. These solutions include TCAD, yield management, fracturing, and lithography. In his previous role as Vice President of Sales, Asia Pacific, Dr. Ko built a continuously increasing revenue stream, improved Synopsys’ leadership position in the region, and increased collaboration with leading foundries. Before joining Synopsys, Dr. Ko served as Avant!’s executive operating officer since July 2001. Previously, he was general manager of Avant!’s mixed technology division and head of the system product line. Dr. Ko has also held senior management roles at Analogy, Inc. and Mentor Graphics. Dr. Ko received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley, and graduated with a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the National Taiwan University.

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Synopsys Company Profile

Dr. Howard Ko, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Silicon Engineering Group
Howard Ko Dr. Howard Ko joined Synopsys in June 2002 and is currently Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Silicon Engineering Group. He manages products and solutions that address semiconductor manufacturing technology needs. These solutions include TCAD, yield management, fracturing, and lithography. In his previous role as Vice President of Sales, Asia Pacific, Dr. Ko built a continuously increasing revenue stream, improved Synopsys' leadership position in the region, and increased collaboration with leading foundries. Before joining Synopsys, Dr. Ko served as Avant!'s executive operating officer since July 2001. Previously, he was general manager of Avant!'s mixed technology division and head of the system product line. Dr. Ko has also held senior management roles at Analogy, Inc. and Mentor Graphics. Dr. Ko received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley, and graduated with a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the National Taiwan University.

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Globalfoundries selects Synopsys' tool for yield management

"Meeting yield targets for complex designs implemented on 28-nm and below technology requires understanding the complex interactions of design, lithography and process," said Howard Ko, senior vice president and general manager for Synopsys' Silicon Engineering Group.

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