Vice President and General Manager, Systems Design Division
Henry Potts joined Mentor Graphics in March of 1999 as Vice President and General Manager of the Systems Design Division. Potts brings more than 33 years of experience in the electronics industry to his role at Mentor Graphics, including experience in IC & Systems development to serving as President and CEO of a venture capital funded startup. He served as a Senior Vice President for Hitachi Semiconductor where he oversaw all marketing and product development activities for microprocessor and embedded products for the US markets. He has also held senior management positions at Motorola, VLSI Technology, Schlumberger and Texas Instruments. Potts has a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Southwestern Louisiana.