Helene brought Synopsys more than 17 years of combined experience in engineering, product development and marketing for Semiconductors and EDA companies. After getting a degree in Doctoral studies in EE, she worked for 5 years at Motorola as a device and spice characterization engineer within their advanced process and research center. She then moved to the EDA industry and has been focusing for more than 12 years in the AMS domain, from environment to analog, RF and mixed-signal simulations. She has published multiple technical publications and owns several blogs on AMS verification. She is currently the chair(wo)man for DesignCon Analog and Mixed Signal track and is involved with DVCON and MTV conferences. She is currently a senior marketing manager at Synopsys for their AMS product line. Helene holds phD and MS degrees from Toulouse University, France. She likes to be challenged in work, life and in sports and is passionate about swimming.