Twan Korthorst, TWG & PEG Leaders

Twan Korthorst is Director of Photonic Solutions for Synopsys. He has been active in the field of chip design and fabrication for non-traditional semiconductor micro and nano technologies for almost 25 years. He joined the PhoeniX Software team in 2007 and developed the company into a leading supplier of design solutions for photonic ICs in his role as CEO. In February 2018 Synopsys acquired PhoeniX Software, bringing together all the required software tools for PIC design and manufacture within one single organization and one single support channel. He will continue to lead the team in Enschede (The Netherlands) and advocate about photonic integration technologies around the world.

Chair, Electronic-Photonic Design Automation TWG