Dr. Hovik Musayelyan
Director of Synopsys Armenia
Hovik Musayelyan is the Director of Synopsys Armenia CJSC. He is a member of the Executive Board of the State Engineering University of Armenia, member of the Board of Trustees of the European Regional Educational Academy Hovik Musayelyan is also a Yerevan State University Board member. He is the head of the Committee of the Annual Educational Award of the President of the Republic of Armenian in IT Sphere. He also chairs the Executive Board of the Global Award of the President of the Republic of Armenia for Outstanding Contribution to Humanity through IT. Dr. Musayelyan is a member of the Union of Manufacturers and Businessmen of Armenia Board of Directors, as well as a Board member of the Union of IT Enterprises of Armenia.
In 2003, according to RA Prime Minister’s decree, Hovik Musayelyan was elected as IT Development Support Council member.
In 2009, according to the RA President’s decree, Hovik Musayelyan was elected as a member of RA Public Council. In 2010, Dr. Musayelyan became a member of the Board of Trustees of Civil Society Formation Fund, a member of the Ministry of Education and Science Board of the Republic of Armenia. In 2011, Hovik Musayelyan became a member of the Engineering Academy of Armenia as well as was elected a foreign member of the Engineering Academy of Russia. The same year, he was elected the President of SEUA Alumni Association and a member of the Board of the Pan Armenian Bank. In 2013 he became a member of the Yerevan City Council.
Prior to 2004, Hovik Musayelyan served as the Director of the Armenian branch of Leda Systems CJSC. From 1997 he has been engaged in the IT sector. In 1996 he worked as the head of the Foreign Affairs Department in Municipality of Yerevan. From 1993 to 1995 Hovik Musayelyan worked in the Armenian Government as the Assistant to the Deputy Prime Minister, and as a Chief Expert of the Foreign Affairs Department. From 1989 to 1993 he was involved in a private business. From 1988-1989 Hovik Musayelyan worked in “Etchmiadzinshin” trust as the head of experimental bureau. From 1980 to1984, he was engaged in “Etchmiadzinshin” house-building combine, as a chief engineer, later as the head of manufacturing department.
Dr. Musayelyan finished physics and mathematics school under the direction of Yerevan State University. Thereupon, he graduated from the Department of Civil Engineering of State Engineering University of Armenia after Karl Marks. Dr. Musayelyan entered the Moscow Scientific-Research Institute of Industrial Materials in 1984 as a PhD student. In 1987 he was granted PhD in Technical Sciences. In 2008 Dr. Musayelyan passed the “Management of the Higher Technological Business” training, at the University of Stanford in the United States of America.
In 2006, according to the decree of RA President, he was awarded the Anania Shirakatsi medal commemorating the 15th anniversary of the independence of Armenia. In 2008, Dr. Hovik Musayelyan was awarded the highest award of the State Engineering University of Armenia – the SEUA Gold Medal. In 2008, he was also awarded the Gold Medal by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia. The same year, for contribution to the Armenia’s IT sector, he received the Mercury award by the decree of Chamber of Commerce and Industry. In 2009, Dr. Musayelyan was awarded the Marshal Baghramyan memorial medal by the RA Minister of Defense, and the highest award of the Yerevan State University – Gold Medal. In 2011, he was awarded the Title of Honorary Professor by the Engineering Academy of Armenia.
Hovik Musayelyan was awarded a medal in commemoration of the Nagorno Karabakh’s 20th anniversary of independence.
In 2012 was awarded a "Fridtjof Nansen" gold medal by the Genocide Museum-Institute in the nomination of “Gratitude”. The same year he was awarded the RA UMBA gold medal for valuable input (into IT sector) in preparing highly qualified specialists.
In 2012, according to the decree of ERA board of trustees, was awarded the academy gold medal for the contribution into academia-industry cooperation.
In 2013, RA Minister of Defense awarded Hovik Musayelyan with “Garegin Nzdeh” medal for the contribution into the youth military-patriotic upbringing.
In 2014, Hovik Musayelyan was awarded by the Armenian State Pedagogical University with the “Pedagogical University” medal.
In 2014, according to the decree of RA President, was awarded “Gratitude” medal for the development of scientific and technical field, in honor of 23rd anniversary of Independence of Armenia.