I attended my first DAC when I was 26 years old. I had been an AE for exactly four months. I had never been to a trade show. In my tweed jacket, I was dressed completely wrong for the Las Vegas heat. It was 1986, and I had just joined Gateway Design Automation as the first AE for Verilog. We didn't even have a booth at DAC -- we had a suite upstairs in the Hilton, and we were doing demos in the booth of CAECO, a schematic capture partner.
Since then, I've been to all but two DACs. It… Continue
Posted on July 13, 2009 at 10:25am