President and Managing Director, Japan
Greg Helton is president and managing director for Mentor Graphics Japan. During Mr. Helton’s distinguished career, spanning 26 years in the semiconductor industry, he has had executive responsibilities in marketing, sales, and general management. He has spent the last 14 years as a resident of Japan, with a proven track record in growing business for U.S. semiconductor companies.
Prior to joining Mentor Graphics, Mr. Helton was managing director and president of Aptina Imaging Japan LLC. Mr. Helton was previously at Fairchild Semiconductor, where he was corporate vice-president and president and managing director of Fairchild Semiconductor Japan. Before that he was corporate vice-president at LSI Logic and president of LSI Logic Japan. Earlier in his career he held senior management positions at VLSI Technology and National Semiconductor Corporation.