Dr. Hovik Musayelyan

Director of Synopsys Armenia

Hovik Musayelyan is the Director of Synopsys Armenia CJSC since its establishment in 2004. He is a member of the Executive Board of the State Engineering University of Armenia (SEUA) and a member of the Board of Trustees of the European Regional Educational Academy. Hovik Musayelyan is also the Yerevan State University Board member. He chairs the Committee of the Annual Educational Award of the President of the Republic of Armenia in IT Sphere. He  also heads 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 Employers of Information and Communication Technologies.

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 The Ministry of Education and Science 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. In 2013 he became a member of the Yerevan City Council. In 2016 Hovik Musayelyan became a member of the Board of Trustees of The National High Tech Cyber Security Center foundation.

Prior to 2004, Hovik Musayelyan served as the Director of the Armenian branch of Leda Design CJSC (acquired by Synopsys Inc). Starting 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 graduated the Yerevan State University PhysMath school. Thereupon, he graduated from the Department of Civil Engineering of State Engineering University of Armenia. Dr. Musayelyan was enrolled in 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.

Director of Synopsys Armenia  Hovik Musayelyan