By the road of innovation and entrepreneurship

Santiago - NOV 14, 2016
Buenos Aires - NOV 16, 2016
Porto Alegre - NOV 18, 2016

Victor Grimblatt

James Hogan
(Vista Ventures)

Raul Camposano


CASS Technology Day and CASS Region 9, invites the electrical and electronic industry, entrepreneurs, and students who are motivated by innovation and entrepreneurship to a working session that will be held on several Latin American cities. Region current situation, sucess stories, tools and trips to undertake as well as local incentives will be presented during the sessions.

Your opportunity to learn experiences and tools to achieve your venture

Your entrepreneurship come true

Waiting for you!


Victor Grimblatt

Victor is currently R&D Group Director and General Manager of Synopsys Chile, leader in Electronic Design Automation (EDA). He opened the Synopsys Chile R&D Center in 2006. He has expertise and knowledge in business and technology and understands very well the trends of the electronic industry; therefore he is often consulted for new technological business development. Before joining Synopsys he worked for different Chilean and multinational companies, such as Motorola Semiconductors, Honeywell Bull, VLSI technology Inc., and Compass Design Automation Inc. He started to work in EDA in 1988 in VLSI Technology Inc. where he developed synthesis tools being one of the pioneers of this new technology. He also worked in embedded systems development in Motorola semiconductors.

James Hogan

Jim is currently the managing partner of Vista Ventures, LLC. Jim has worked in the semiconductor design and manufacturing industry for more than 40 years gaining experience as a senior executive and board director in electronic design automation, intellectual property, semiconductor equipment, material science and IT companies. Currently, Jim serves on several private companies’ board of directors. Additionally, Jim serves as a strategic advisor to several private and public companies.

Raul Camposano

Raúl is currently the CEO of Sage, a startup in physical design tools for semiconductors. He is also a partner at Silicon Catalyst, an incubator for semiconductor solutions. He was previously the CEO of Nimbic, a startup that was acquired by Mentor Graphics in 2014. From 1994 to 2007 he was with Synopsys, where he served as Chief Technology Officer, Senior Vice President, and General Manager. Prior to joining Synopsys, Raúl was a Director for the German National Research Center for Computer Science, Professor of Computer Science at the University of Paderborn, and a Research Staff Member at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. Raúl holds a B.S and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Chile, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Karlsruhe. He has published over 70 technical papers and written and/or edited three books on electronic design automation. Raúl has contributed significantly to building the design community as a whole serving on numerous editorial, advisory and company boards. Raúl was also an Advisory Professor at Fudan University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He was elected a Fellow of the IEEE in 1999 and to the board of directors of EDAC (the EDA Consortium) in 2012.




Centro de Innovación Anacleto Angelini
Campus San Joaquin
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Buenos Aires

Salón Consejo Directivo
Facultad de Ingeniería - UBA
Paseo Colón 850
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires C1063ACV

Porto Alegre

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Convention Center (Building 43413)
Campus do Vale, Bloco IV
Av. Bento Gonçalves, 9500
Porto Alegre, Brasil


General Chair:
Victor Grimblatt (Synopsys Chile)
Local Chair in Buenos Aires:
Mariano García Inza (
Local Chair in Porto Alegre:
Ricardo Reis (UFRGS)


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