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Save the Date: Joe Sawicki of Mentor Graphics to Speak at Semico Summit 2011

Joe Sawicki
Vice President and General Manager, Design-to-Silicon Division
Mentor Graphics

Phoenix, Arizona February 1, 2011 - Semico Research Corp. is proud to announce that Joe Sawicki will speak at the Summit 2011. The Summit will be held May 1-3, 2011 at the stunning InterContinental Montelucia Resort & Spa in Paradise Valley, Arizona.

Sawicki is the vice president and general manager of the Design-to-Silicon division at Mentor Graphics. A leading expert in IC nanometer design and manufacturing challenges, Sawicki is responsible for Mentor's industry-leading design-to-silicon products, including the Olympus-SoC place-and-route system, the Calibre physical verification and DFM platform, and Mentor's design-for-test product line. Sawicki joined Mentor Graphics in 1990 and has held previous positions in applications engineering, sales, marketing and management. He holds a BSEE from the University of Rochester and an MBA from Northeastern University's High Technology Program.

The Semico Summit is an annual executive conference focused on strategic issues of major concern within our industry. Widely revered as the semiconductor event of the year, the Summit has been in existence since 1997. There are ample opportunities for interaction with top-level leaders in a casual setting. Traditionally, the event kicks off Sunday with a golf tournament & welcome reception. A well-attended president's dinner follows Monday's sessions where the industry's best and brightest gather through Tuesday afternoon. Hot button issues are pressed with featured presentations delivered by internationally recognized leaders and followed by lively Q&A sessions.

Speaker submissions and Sponsorship Opportunities are now open for the May 2011 event. For more information, please contact Jim Feldhan at 602-997-0337 or

About Semico
We are a semiconductor marketing & consulting research company located in Phoenix, Arizona. Semico was founded in 1994 by a group of semiconductor industry experts. We have improved the validity of semiconductor product forecasts via technology roadmaps in end-use markets. Semico offers custom consulting, portfolio packages, individual market research studies and premier industry conferences.

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