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Jerry E. McGoveran

Certus Consulting Group

5224 Henderson Ct.
Antioch CA, 94531
Work Phone: 925-757-0585
Certified Professional Consultant

Integrated Circuit Design Consultant
As a consultant for two decades, Jerry McGoveran has helped his clients design and verify their high-speed digital and mixed-signal ASICs and sytems on chip. He's been intimately involved in all aspects of design, verification, layout, and test of high density ASICs, including logic and clock tree synthesis, timing closure, circuit analysis, floorplanning, physical layout, design for test, and project management. His projects include a wide range of applications: disk drives; flash memory controllers; graphics processing; communications; display; guidance systems; microprocessor systems and peripherals.

A PATCA member since 1993, Jerry has 27 years of broad experience in the ASIC industry. He has been a conference speaker, authored trade journal articles and training manuals, and conducted training classes and independent design reviews. As a mentor to less experienced individuals, he lends young engineering teams the solid experiential anchor they need to ensure first silicon success.

Jerry has skills in:

Verilog, VHDL, EDIF, System Verilog, C, C++, Perl, Tcl
Modelsim (Questa), NCVerilog, VCS
Synopsys Design Compiler, Primetime, Test Compiler; Mentor Graphics DFT and layout tools; Cadence (Avant!) Jupiter, Apollo, ICC; Novas Debussy, Verdi; SPICE
Revision control: Atria Clearcase, Perforce, RCS, SCCS
Interfaces: AHB, ATA, I2C, NAND Flash, SCSI, others

Partial list of past clients:

Kaiser Electronics
Quantum Corporation
Sun Microsystems
Systron Donner Inertial
Texas Instruments

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