Michael Fister is the president and chief executive officer of Cadence Design Systems. Prior to joining Cadence, he spent 17 years at Intel Corporation, where he was most recently the senior vice president and general manager of the company's Enterprise Platforms Group.
Previously, Fister served as the vice president and general manager of the Performance Microprocessor Group. Prior to this role, Fister held many other product development positions at Intel and has a long legacy of successful technology development and product delivery. He currently sits on the board of directors of Autodesk and the EDA Consortium.