William Addi has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at EVE, reporting to Dr. Luc Burgun, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President. Addi started his career as a senior audit manager at KPMG in Los Angeles, Lyon and Paris, France, and held a series of increasingly responsible international finance and management positions. He then served as CFO of companies in the software and retail industries, managing revenues in the hundreds of million dollars.
Dr. Burgun notes, “William is the second key appointment for EVE in 2007, emphasizing our commitment to grow and become a true category leader in the EDA industry. William is a very strong professional with a solid international background and we welcome him to our team.”
Addi holds a master’s degree in business administration from the Ecole de Management de Lyon, France (E.M. Lyon). He is a member of the French Board of Chartered Accountants (Expert Comptable et Commissaire aux Comptes) and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in California.
Addis remarks, “EVE is an aggressive company and it’s an exciting time to build a strong finance capability to help manage our explosive growth. EVE is emerging as a clear technology and industry leader—yet I see many more untapped opportunities and I am genuinely excited by our future prospects.”
EVE offers the broadest range of hardware-assisted verification solutions on the market, from acceleration to fast emulation and prototyping with the most cycles per dollar. EVE products lead to a significant shortening of the overall verification cycle of complex integrated circuits and electronic systems design. EVE products also work in conjunction with popular Verilog and VHDL-based software simulators from Synopsys, Cadence Design Systems and Mentor Graphics.