Rebecca Dobson

Rebecca Dobson joined Cadence Design Systems in January 2020 as Corporate Vice President, leading the field engineering and sales teams across Europe and the Middle East (EMEA). Since graduating with a BSc (hons) Rebecca’s career has been in high tech companies. Supporting customers across innumerable industries, but with a focus on Automotive, Infrastructure, Consumer Electronics, Industrial and Communications. She has worked in a variety of blue-chip businesses and startups; all of which were successfully acquired due to their financial performance. Prior to joining Cadence, Rebecca was Global SVP Sales and Marketing at Inmarsat, transforming the Enterprise Business Unit from a satellite network management business to a IoT solutions business. Shec spent almost eleven years at Arm, the world’s leading semiconductor IP company, where she was VP EMEAI, leading sales and engineering teams across Europe, Middle East and India. Through her time at Arm Rebecca progressed her career from Global Account Management, managing one of Arms biggest customers, through to Director of Sales for various parts of Europe and finally VP EMEAI. Rebecca’s early career was spent in several successful startups, where she drove growth, revenue and value resulting in acquisitions by some of the biggest names in technology. Outside work, Rebecca enjoys cooking, gardening and interior design. As well as spending time with her young family.



Own It! Tenacity, Dealing With Setbacks and Being Resilient

Rebecca Dobson (Corporate Vice President, EMEA at Cadence) believes ‘success’ is very personal. She talks about dealing with personal and professional setbacks, and how to achieve your goals.