Philadelphia, PA – January 10, 2018 – Howard Fischer Associates (HFA) assists Cadence Design Systems in placing Mary Jo Doherty as VP of Engineering, Hardware Systems Verification.

Mary Jo brings over 25 years of Microprocessor development experience to Cadence Design Systems. Prior to joining Cadence, Mary Jo served as Senior Director, Processor Development at Oracle.  Mary Jo led the last SPARC processor development program, and was accountable for all aspects of the program.  Mary Jo was also involved with microprocessor projects at Sun Microsystems, Transmeta Corporation, Silicon Graphics, and Digital Equipment Corporation earlier in her career.

About Cadence Design Systems
Cadence is the only company that provides the expertise and tools, IP, and hardware required for the entire electronics design chain, from chip design to chip packaging to boards and to systems. Cadence enables electronic systems and semiconductor companies to create innovative products that transform the way people live, work, and play. Cadence Design Systems products are used in mobile, consumer, cloud datacenter, automotive, aerospace, IoT, industrial and other market segments.

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