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Announcing the 24th Annual PCB Technology Leadership Award Winners



Continuing in its tradition of promoting and recognizing printed circuit board (PCB) design excellence, Mentor Graphics will announce the winners of this year’s TLA contest. Started in 1988, this program is the longest running competition of its kind in the electronic design automation (EDA) industry. It recognizes engineers and designers who use innovative methods and design tools to address today’s complex PCB systems design challenges, and produce industry-leading products. Attend this session to see the designs that define the leading edge of the electronics industry.

What You Will Learn

  • Winners of the 2012 TLA competition, including characteristics of leading edge designs and challenges faced during the design process
  • Trends and statistics based on TLA entries over time

About the Presenter

Presenter Image David Wiens

David Wiens has over 20 years of experience in the EDA industry and is currently a product manager for the Systems Design Division of Mentor Graphics Corp. He joined Mentor Graphics in 1999 and previously held various engineering, marketing and management positions within the EDA industry. His focus areas have included advanced packaging, high-speed design, routing technology and integrated systems design.

Who Should View

  • PCB designers and CAD team managers interested in how their industry peers are solving lead-edge design challenges.

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