Sassine Ghazi leads and drives strategy for all business units, sales and customer success, strategic alliances, marketing and communications at Synopsys. He joined the company in 1998 as an applications engineer. He then held a series of sales positions with increasing responsibility, culminating in leadership of worldwide strategic accounts. He was then appointed general manager for all digital and custom products, the largest business group in Synopsys.
Under his leadership several innovative solutions were launched, including the flagship Fusion Design Platform™ which includes 3DIC Compiler, DSO.ai™ and the SiliconMAX™ Silicon Lifecycle Management Platform. He assumed the role of chief operating officer in August, 2020 and was appointed to the role of president in November 2021. Prior to Synopsys he was a design engineer at Intel.
Sassine brings multiple decades of chip design, applications engineering, customer support, sales, and business management experience to Synopsys. He has developed deep customer relationships during his years in sales and he has a passion for collaboration and innovation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Lebanese American University; a B.S.E.E. from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an M.S.E.E. from the University of Tennessee.