Management Team

Doug Aitelli, V.P. of Worldwide SalesDoug Aitelli, CEO

Doug is an EDA veteran with more than 25 years of experience in sales, management and strategic account development. Before holding his position as CEO, Aitelli was the VP of Worldwide Sales at Calypto. Prior to Calypto, he was the director of Global Accounts for Magma Design Automation Inc. Before Magma Doug held various sales and sales management roles at Synopsys, Quickturn, Racal-Redac, and HHB Systems. Doug received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University, College of Engineering.


Anmol MathurAnmol Mathur, Technology Advisor and Founder

Anmol has extensive experience and expertise in the areas of formal verification, logic synthesis and arithmetic optimization techniques. Prior to Calypto, he was the architect of the datapath synthesis and optimization group at Ambit Design Systems and Cadence, where he led technology development and productization. Prior to Ambit, Anmol was part of an award-winning team at the MIPS division of SGI that developed and successfully deployed an RTL to gate-level equivalence checker and property checker within the MIPS microprocessor division. Anmol holds a Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, India where he was awarded a gold medal for highest academic achievement by the institute. He holds an MS and PhD in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he was a University of Illinois fellow. Anmol holds multiple patents and has published several papers in the areas of formal verification, logic synthesis and arithmetic optimization techniques.


Nikhil Sharma, Vice President of Engineering

Nikhil Sharma is a veteran in the electronics industry with a reputation for solving some of the toughest problems in the functional verification space. Prior to his role as VP of Engineering, Nikhil led the engineering team for Calypto’s sequential logic equivalency checking tool, a tool based on Calypto's patented sequential analysis technology. Prior to Calypto, Nikhil worked on the Synopsys hybrid formal verification tool, Magellan, and Synopsys' cycle-event simulation simulator. Nikhil holds a Bachelor of Technology in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi and an MS in Computer Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


shawnShawn McCloud, Vice President of Marketing (FINAL)

Shawn McCloud has over 25 years of industry experience in ASIC and ESL design flows. Early in his career, Shawn worked for Motorola as a senior system architect responsible for RISC and CISC based microprocessor design. While at Mentor Graphics, he held senior management positions in technical and product marketing before eventually taking over the High Level Synthesis (HLS) team in 2001 as product line director. Under Shawn’s leadership, the Catapult C high-level synthesis tool was launched and grew to over 50% market share. Shawn has extensive experience in ESL and HLS methodologies and market segmentation strategies, and manages with a tight focus on business objectives and strategies. Shawn received his B.S. degree in electrical and computer engineering from Case Western Reserve University in 1986.


gregGreg Orzech, Vice President of Worldwide Sales (FINAL)

Greg Orzech has over 30 years of progressively responsible experience in the electronics industry. In his most recent role, Greg was the vice president of Worldwide Field Operations for Intrinsity’s semiconductor technology and services organization. Over his career Greg has worked in a broad range of Sales functions. In these roles, Greg has demonstrated the ability to lead a team to meet or exceed sales goals, and delivered consistent growth in company revenue. Greg also has a proven track record of successfully implementing new business models where customer engagement and strategic partner alignment is critical. Greg received his B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan Technological University.


Sanjiv NarayanSanjiv Narayan, Vice President & Managing Director, Calypto Design Systems India Private Limited

Sanjiv brings a strong track record of management and technical leadership to Calypto. Prior to Calypto, Sanjiv was a senior architect at Cadence Design Systems, where he was responsible for managing the technology direction, customer interaction, as well as managing the product development and the validation teams for the BuildGates synthesis product. Sanjiv has previously worked in Ambit Design Systems and Viewlogic Systems where he architected system design and synthesis related products. Sanjiv received a Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, India. As a Chancellor's Fellow, he received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science at the University of California, Irvine. He is the co-author of the book "Specification & Design of Embedded Systems". He has served as a Guest Editor for IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems and the ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems.

Eiki Suzuki, President, Calypto Design Systems, K.K.

Mr. Suzuki has a long track record of successfully representing and leading EDA companies in the Japanese market. Prior to joining Calypto, he served as executive advisor, leading the Japanese business for Cadence and Get2Chip, Inc. He was a founder, CEO and executive advisor for the SC Hightech Corporation, and at Sumisho Electron Devices. During this time, he built the Japanese presence of multiple EDA companies including: Ambit, Chrysalis, Gateway, Magma, Simplex, and Synopsys. He has also served in senior management positions within the Sumitomo Corporation in both Japan and the United States.