Gurudutt ‘GD’ Bansal is the vice president of engineering and managing director of India operations for Oski Technology. He has over 26 years of experience in the EDA industry. Previously, GD was group director R&D at Synopsys leading the simulator R&D organization in India. Prior to joining Synopsys, GD worked as engineering group director at Cadence for close to 20 years building the India simulation R&D team. At Cadence and Synopsys, GD scaled the India organizations to be the Center of Excellence in ownership, drive, innovation, delivery and support for best-in-class Simulation products and integrated Verification solutions. These include native-compiled technology, run-time improvements and memory scaling, parallel and incremental compilation, multi-core simulation, coverage/metric-driven verification, assertion-based verification, fault simulation, and simulation acceleration. GD graduated from Delhi Institute of Technology (now NSIT) with a Bachelor of Computer Engineering degree.