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LEGEND DESIGN TECHNOLOGY - Company Highlights - Memory Characterization and Circuit Simulation

Company Highlights

Legend Design Technology, Inc. was founded in October 1996. The company's core belief is that through innovation and dedication, we continually develop and provide leading edge solutions for semiconductor IP characterization & verification, and IC, PCB & LCD circuit simulation and modeling. Our EDA tools maximize engineering productivity with ease of use, enabling design teams to meet critical time-to-market targets - accurately and economically.

Legend also markets a portfolio of semiconductor IP in Taiwan, which are supplied by our partners. We will provide customer support and consulting services backed up by Legend's leading-edge technical capabilities.

Legend is headquartered at Santa Clara, California with distributors in Japan, China, Korea, South East Asia and Israel. To forge strong ties with semiconductor foundries across the world, Legend has formed R&D and support teams in Taiwan.


Provide innovative tools & services for modeling, simulation, and characterization solutions of semiconductor and display designs at best price-performance.


Legend believes that employees are its greatest assets. We are always looking for adventurous self-starter to join our team. We offer competitive salary, Pre-IPO stock options, medical and dental plan, and retirement plans.

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Legend is a privately held company. The company's first-round funding (around $5 million) came from venture capitalists, and several highly regarded professionals in the semiconductor and electronic design automation (EDA) industries.


Dr. You-Pang Wei
President & CEO

Dr. Wei has over 30 years industrial experiences in semiconductor design, LCD panel analysis and EDA software. He has worked with AMD, Intel, Meta-Software, Performance CAD, and Mentor Graphics, and accumulated various hand-on skills of R&D management, product marketing and customer support. At Meta-Software, Dr. Wei was the HSPICE chief architect and had instrumented the major developments in simulator products, which helps HSPICE becoming industrial standard. He received a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from National Taiwan University, and a M.S. degree and Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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