Coventor Management Team
Michael J. Jamiolkowski is the President, and CEO of Coventor, Inc., which he co-founded in 1996. Under his guidance, Coventor has become the market leader in design automation solutions for micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) and virtual fabrication of MEMS and semiconductor devices. He has overseen the global expansion of Coventor, which counts 80% of the top MEMS companies as customers. Prior to Coventor, he co-founded Integrated Silicon Systems, Inc. (ISS) in 1985. ISS went public in 1994 and is now part of Synopsys, the largest supplier of electronic design automation software. Mr. Jamiolkowski participates on multiple boards, including the MEMS Industry Governing Council. He has more than 30 years experience in the semiconductor, EDA and MEMS industries, including positions at GE and Motorola.
Dr. Stephen R. Breit is Vice President of Engineering. He has been responsible for overseeing R&D on all products since joining Coventor in 2000. Prior to that, he was Director of Embedded Technology for Dragon Systems and held management positions at Kendall Square Research and at BBN Systems and Technologies. Dr. Breit has 25 years of experience in developing technical and scientific applications software. He holds a Ph.D. in Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Dr. David M. Fried, is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Semiconductor of Coventor, where he is responsible for the company’s strategic direction and implementation of its SEMulator3D virtual fabrication 3D process modeling solution. He leads the execution of technology strategy for technology platforms, partnerships, and external relationships. His expertise touches upon such areas as Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI), FinFETs, memory scaling, strained silicon, and process variability. Fried is a well-respected technologist in the semiconductor industry, with 45 patents to his credit and a notable 14-year career with IBM, where he was involved in successive process generations from 65-nanometer and lower. His most recent position was 22nm Chief Technologist for IBM’s Systems and Technology Group. He has Masters and Doctoral degrees in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.
Dinesh Bettadapur is Vice President of Business Development at Coventor. He is responsible for driving business growth across the entire semiconductor value chain with special emphasis on the capital equipment market. He drives Coventor’s business strategy for the leading IDMs and equipment companies along with establishing a corresponding set of business relationships. He brings more than 20 years of general management, sales and business development experience in chip design, EDA, DFM, and lithography to the company. He has held executive-level and senior management positions at ASML, Intel, and multiple Silicon Valley startups. He received his MSEE from Virginia Tech and his BSEE from Bangalore University in India.