Dr. Firas Mohamed

Head of Flow Optimization

General Manager, Silvaco France

Dr Firas is General Manager of Silvaco France. Firas has over twenty three years experience in EDA industry. The beginning was by developing a complete model-based test & diagnosis system for analog and mixed-signal circuits during his Ph.D years. A major step of his career was in 2005 where he was Prizewinner of the French National Competition rewarding innovative technologies, which led him to the creation of Infiniscale S.A. that he served as President & CEO until its acquisition by Silvaco Inc. end 2015. Firas started his professional career at Mentor Graphics with spice simulation team, he was also in charge of modeling and optimization environments. In 2000, Firas took over CAD core technology development department of MEMSCAP S.A.

Firas holds computer science engineer degree from HIAST, the Higher Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology of Damascus and a PhD in Microelectronics from INPG, the National Polytechnic Institute of Grenoble in France.