Ravi Subramanian is the General Manager of the Analog Mixed-Signal (AMS) Verification Business Unit at Mentor Graphics. Ravi joined Mentor through the acquisition of Berkeley Design Automation (BDA), where he was President and CEO. BDA was the industry recognized leader in nanometer circuit verification. Prior to BDA, Ravi was at Infineon Technologies, where he was the VP and GM of the 3G WCDMA Business Group. Ravi joined Infineon through the acquisition of Morphics Technology, a fabless semiconductor company where he was the founder and CEO. Ravi received his BSEE (with honors) from the California Institute of Technology (1987). He earned his PhD in EECS from the University of California at Berkeley (1991) where he was a recipient of the prestigious UC Regent's Fellowship. He is the lead author on 18 issued United States patents on digital and analog signal processing techniques in mobile communications. Ravihas been selected to the Rutberg 200 Wireless Influencers list of key influencers in mobile communications every year since 2006. In his spare time, Ravi loves to climb mountains. His most recent climb was an overnight ascent of Mt. Fuji.