[ L.-T. Wang ]
President and CEO
Dr. Laung-Terng (L.-T.) Wang founded SynTest Technologies in January 1990. He has since served as chairman, president and CEO. Along with overall management responsibility, Dr. Wang is also responsible for defining the company technology roadmap from design-for-test (DFT) to design-for-debug-and-diagnosis (DFD) to design-for-reliability (DFR), collectively, design-for-excellence (DFX). Prior to founding SynTest, he had worked at several high-tech companies in Silicon Valley, including Intel (Santa Clara, California) and Daisy Systems (Mountain View, California), and was a research associate and a lecturer at Stanford.
Dr. Wang has published more than 50 technical papers and currently holds more than 44 US patents, 4 European patents (each registered in the UK, Germany, and France), 3 Japan patents, and 1 China patent, in the area of Scan Compression, Built-in Self-Test (BIST), Automatic Test Pattern Generation (ATPG), and Soft-Error Protection. He is a co-author and lead co-editor of three internationally used DFT/EDA textbooks: VLSI Test Principles and Architectures (2006), System-on-Chip Test Architectures (2007), and Electronic Design Automation: Synthesis, Verification and Test (2009). A visiting professor at National Taiwan University and Kyushu Institute of Technology, Dr. Wang received his MSEE and EE Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University, and his BSEE and MSEE degrees from National Taiwan University. He is an IEEE Fellow and a recipient of the IEEE Computer Society Meritorious Service Award.
[ Ravi Apte]
Sr. VP of Strategy & Business Development
Dr. Ravi Apte is responsible for corporate business strategy. Since joining SynTest 1999, Ravi has been active in forming strategic relationships, managing conferences/show participation and introducing SynTest products in Europe. Before joining SynTest, Ravi managed engineering teams at chip-design and engineering houses, and was an Engineering Group Director at Cadence Design Systems (San Jose, California). He also held various engineering management positions at Hewlett-Packard. He has been involved with the EDA and test industry for over 25 years.
Dr. Apte has been part of the program committee for the International Test Conference (ITC). He has co-edited a book on VLSI design and has published numerous articles/papers in magazines, workshops and conferences. Ravi holds a B.Tech. (EE) from IIT, Bombay and a Ph.D. from SMU, Dallas, Texas.
VP of Engineering
Shianling joined SynTest in fall of 2002 and brought with her 23+ years of distinguished career from Bell Laboratories in Design-for-Test technology R&D and people management skills. Shianling leads SynTest's engineering teams across US, Asia, and Europe. The global team works in unison around the clock with keen focus on innovation, product excellence, and superb customer services. The ultimate goal is not just to satisfy but to far exceed the expectations of SynTest multi-national customers who have diverse requirements.
Shianling received BS in CS from City College of New York and MS in Computer Engineering from Columbia University.