Producing highly skilled VLSI engineers and helping the semiconductor industry world wide to meet the growing demand of chip design experts.
Sivakumar is the Founder and CEO of Maven Silicon. He is responsible for the company's vision, overall strategy, business and technology. He is also the Founder and CEO of Aceic Design Technologies.
Sivakumar is a seasoned engineering professional who has worked in various fields, including electrical engineering, academia and Semiconductor Industry for more than 20 years. In semiconductor sector, he has worked as a Verification Consultant for the top EDA companies like Synopsys, Cadence and Mentor and helped various ASIC and FPGA design houses deploy and use various verification methodologies effectively, resulting in successful tape out of SoCs and Chips.
He now specializes in offering Verification IPs and consulting 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 and has delivered various corporate training courses at IBM, NXP, Cypress, Broadcom, Qualcomm, ST Micro, AMD, AvagoTech, Wipro, Samsung, etc.
Sivakumar holds a degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Madurai Kamaraj University.
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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