Simon Davidmann

/ Imperas Software

Simon Davidmann is CEO of Imperas and initiator of Open Virtual Platforms, and has been working on simulators and EDA products since 1978. Prior to founding Imperas, Simon founded Co-Design Automation, the developer of SystemVerilog, and he has also been an executive or European GM with 5 EDA startups including Chronologic and Ambit. Simon co-authored the definitive book on SystemVerilog, and is a Visiting Professor of Digital Systems at Queen Mary, University of London.