Kathy Pesic

Co-Founder and Director of the Board, Silvaco

Kathy Pesic co-founded Silvaco along with Ivan Pesic in 1984. Since then, Silvaco has grown to become the largest privately held EDA company. She is currently on the Board of Directors and manages the day-to-day functions of the company. She is a seasoned executive with over 30 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. She focused on VLSI process technology, especially bipolar CMOS and high-frequency devices, during her 25-year tenure at Hewlett-Packard. Kathy is also the Founder and President of a real estate investment company, Kipee International. She serves as the President of Marriott Business Owners Association and is a Board member for DOTT Limited, a company in the IoT space that focuses on creative solutions for pet owners.

Kathy holds a BS in Chemistry and an MS in Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University.