Virage Logic

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Virage Logic Corporation
Acquired by Synopsys
HeadquartersFremont, California, USA
Number of locations
Yerevan, Armenia
St. Petersburg, Russia
Key people
Alex Shubat,
The last CEO
ProductsSemiconductor IP
Number of employees
600 (before acquisition)

Virage Logic corporation, founded 1996, was an American provider of both functional and physical semiconductor intellectual property (IP) for the design of complex integrated circuits. The company's differentiated product portfolio includes processor centric solutions, interface IP solutions, embedded SRAMs and NVMs, embedded memory test and repair, logic libraries, and memory development software.[citation needed]


  • 1996 Company founded.
  • 1999 India and Armenia R&D operations established.
  • 2000 Company's Initial Public Offering.
  • 2001 STAR Memory System introduced.[1]
  • 2002 Acquisition of InChip, semiconductor logic IP company.
  • 2007 Acquisition of Ingot Systems, ASIP company.[2]
  • 2008 Acquisition of Impinj's logic non-volatile memory IP.[3]
  • 2009 Acquisition of ARC International, configurable processors and multimedia IP company.[4]
  • 2009 Acquisition of NXP CMOS IP Group.[5]
  • 2010 Acquired by Synopsys.[6]

Management team[edit]

  • Alex Shubat, Chief Executive Officer and Director
  • Brani Buric, Executive Vice President of marketing and sales
  • Yankin Tanurhan, Vice President and General Manager, NVM Solutions
  • Paul Brady, Vice President EMEA

See also[edit]