Ruben Molina is the product marketing director at Cadence. He is responsible for setting product rollout strategy, establishing tool requirements based on customer needs, and assessing the competitive landscape in the areas of pricing, licensing models, and technical capabilities. Previously, he held marketing director positions at Magma Design Automation and Extreme DA, where he was the responsible for directing business development and product marketing for all static timing analysis and parasitic extraction products. In addition, he has held senior management and technical positions at LSI Logic in design methodology, including power, crosstalk, clock distribution, delay prediction, and variation modeling. He also spent several years as an IC designer for Hughes Aircraft, Radar Systems Group. He holds a BS in engineering and an MSEE from California State University, Los Angeles. He is the co-author of seven U.S. patents as well.