Accellera Leadership Award
Congratulations Shrenik Mehta, Recipient of the 2016 Accellera Leadership Award
Shrenik Mehta is the recipient of the 2016 Accellera Leadership Award. The award recognizes his vision, leadership and contribution to standards development, governance and promotional activities of the organization. Shrenik has more than 30 years of semiconductor and system industry experience. In addition to being a founding board member of the Accellera Organization in 2000, he was also vice chair from 2002-2005 and chair from 2005-2010. He is a current member of the Accellera Promotions Committee and an active participant in the Portable Stimulus Working Group. Shrenik helped guide several initiatives within Accellera that evolved into widely-used standards such as SystemVerilog, Unified Power Format (UPF) and Universal Verification Methodology (UVM). He was also vice chair of the IEEE 1800-2005 Standard for SystemVerilog Committee. In addition, Shrenik is member of the US Technical Advisory Group - ISO26262 TC32/SC22/WG8 Functional Safety Working Group.
Shrenik Mehta and Shishpal Rawat, DAC 2016
The award was presented at the Design Automation Conference (DAC) during the Accellera breakfast and town hall meeting on Tuesday, June 7.
About the Accellera Leadership Award
The Accellera Leadership Award is given to an individual who has provided active leadership and contributed significantly in the vision of EDA and IP standards development activities and the governance of Accellera Systems Initiative (and/or its precedent organizations). A nominee should have served on the Board of Directors, held leadership positions, and played a key role in the evolution of Accellera Systems Initiative.
Nominations are accepted from members of Accellera Systems Initiative. Endorsement from at least two additional member companies is required in support of the nomination. Self-nomination is acceptable. Nominations should include the candidate’s name, affiliation, and qualifications. The recipient is recognized at the Accellera breakfast at the Design Automation Conference.
The recipient of the Accellera Leadership Award is recognized at the Accellera breakfast at the Design Automation Conference.
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