About Us

Maven Silicon is an unique ‘one of its kind’ VLSI Training centre based out of Bengaluru, offering advanced VLSI Design and Verification courses for college graduates and experienced engineers.

At Maven Silicon, engineers just out of college are trained on advanced digital design methodologies and various verification technologies. Our courses are tailored to challenge engineers in learning the latest verification technologies used by the semiconductor industry. This system ensures that the engineers are exposed to cutting edge techniques used by design houses and semiconductor companies.

In fact, Maven Silicon is the only VLSI training institute in India offering SystemVerilog and UVM based advanced verification courses.

Adapting to the evolving changes of the dynamic semiconductor industry, Maven Silicon offers wide range of corporate and professional training courses. We train more than 250 engineers per year, focusing on training solutions as forethought to offering design services to the semiconductor industry. Maven Silicon empowers engineers to learn pioneering solutions that help them triumph over design challenges in the complex world of semiconductors. Our facility is home to highly skilled professionals who efficiently and accurately administer every facet of the design process with unique solutions.

True to the spirit of the name ‘Maven’, the novices or experienced engineers get trained by specialists in the semiconductor industry.

About CEO :


Sivakumar is a seasoned engineering professional who has worked in various fields like electrical engineering, academia and semiconductor industries for more than 17 years. In the semiconductor sector, he has worked as a Verification Consultant for the top EDA companies like Synopsys, Cadence and Mentor Graphics for more than 12 years and helped various ASIC and FPGA design houses to deploy and use various verification methodologies effectively, for the successful tape-out of SoCs and Chips.

He now specializes in offering verification consultancy services, EDA flow development and corporate trainings on advanced ASIC verification methodologies and technologies.

He is the recipient of the "Outstanding Technical Achievement" award from Cadence Design Systems in USA and has delivered various corporate training courses at IBM, FreeScale, Cypress, Broadcom, Qualcomm, ST Micro, AMD, AvagoTech, Wipro, etc. Sivakumar holds a degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Madurai Kamaraj University.

To know more about SivaKumar, please visit : LinkedIn

What Industry Says about our CEO ?

Adnan Khan, ASIC Verification Engineer Says :

Siva was my mentor and trainer at Maven Silicon where I underwent training for Verification. His immense knowledge of the domain and vast industry experience is the right mix for somebody who is responsible to impart knowledge. These qualities coupled with numerous contacts in the Semiconductor - EDA industry make him the right man to head a training organization like Maven Silicon. I wish Siva and Maven Silicon the very best for the future going forward

Sunder Karthik, ON Semiconductor Says :

Mr. Sivakumar is a performance oriented guide. In a short span of 1 year, he brought into action, a very dynamic curriculum to guide students in the field of VLSI Design and Verification at Maven Silicon. It is the duty of a teacher to help his students build a strong foundation and integrate from there on. I hired his services twice and thanks to the brilliant quality of education, not to be found anywhere else in India, the result is that I'm right now studying at one of the best institutes for VLSI research in the world. I wish a wonderful future to Mr. Sivakumar and his brainchild, Maven Silicon

Sharat Kaul, Synopsys Says :

Siva is a very good strategist and looks at things from an open mind. Siva is deeply technical and has strong domain knowledge of verification and verification methodology. The industry needs more and more verification design services companies and would highly recommend Siva for their projects

Vasant Mallya, Engineering Director, Cadence Says :

Sivakumar is an enthusiastic and result oriented person who is self driven to achieve the goals he sets. He has good background in verification methodology and practices which he has proven many times

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