Eldon Nelson is a Staff Application Engineer in the Verification Group at Synopsys. He received his B.S. and M.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Minnesota and is a licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.). Before working at Synopsys Eldon worked for Intel, Micron Technology, IBM, Unisys, and the National Science Foundation. He has 6 published papers at DVCon and received the Best Paper Award at the conference in 2016. He held a variety of volunteer roles at IEEE and is now the Past Chair of the IEEE Twin Cities Section. He is based in Minneapolis, MN.