The Synopsys story began in 1986 as a one-product startup co-founded by CEO Dr. Aart J. de Geus. Over the last 22 years, Synopsys has evolved into a diverse company with a complete suite of products spanning the entire design flow. The company’s products enable designers to create and verify complex integrated circuits and SoC designs from concept to silicon. Synopsys provides a complete front-to-back design and test environment, system-level to silicon-level verification, design reuse technology and professional services to help its customers get their silicon working quickly and accurately. The company's products enable semiconductor, manufacturing, computer, communications, consumer electronics and other companies that develop electronic products to improve performance, increase productivity and achieve predictable success from systems to silicon.