Sassine Ghazi

President and Chief Executive Officer

Sassine Ghazi

Sassine Ghazi is President and Chief Executive Officer of Synopsys and serves on the company’s board of directors. Named CEO in January 2024, Ghazi has held several leadership roles at Synopsys across applications engineering, product development, sales, and operations. 

Known for his deep customer relationships and passion for innovation, Ghazi has been instrumental in driving the company’s growth during his tenure. Most recently as Chief Operating Officer and President, he steered Synopsys through record revenue growth and profitability by driving ambitious business strategies and fostering a culture of relentless customer focus and execution excellence. 

Previously, Ghazi led the EDA Design group, overseeing all digital and custom products that make up the company's largest business. In that role, he spearheaded the launch of several groundbreaking solutions, including the flagship Fusion Design PlatformTM, which is the industry’s first AI-driven EDA solution, multi-die packaging, and the SiliconMAX™ Silicon Lifecycle Management Platform, all bolstering the company’s technological leadership and revenue expansion.

Before joining Synopsys in 1998 as an applications engineer, Ghazi began his career as a design engineer at Intel.

Ghazi earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the 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.