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Jerry E. McGoveran

Certus Consulting Group, Inc.

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

Integrated Circuit Design Consultant
As a consultant for over 25 years, 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 gate level simulation. 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 over 30 years of in-depth experience in the ASIC industry. He has background in public speaking, training, customer support, and patent research.  He is an author of trade journal articles and training manuals, and has been contracted to conduct independent technology reviews. As a mentor, he lends young engineering teams the solid experiential anchor they need to ensure first silicon success.

Jerry has skills in:

Verilog, SystemVerilog, UVM, C, C++, Object Oriented Programming, Perl, Tcl
Mentor Modelsim (Questa), Cadence Incisive (NCsim), Synopsys VCS
Synopsys Design Compiler, Primetime, Test Compiler; SPICE
Revision control: Atria Clearcase, Perforce, SVN, Mercurial, SOS
Interfaces: DDR, Interlaken, PCIe, SAS, AXI, AHB, ARM Cortex, NAND Flash, others

Partial list of past clients:

Kaiser Electronics
Quantum Corporation
Sun Microsystems
Systron Donner Inertial
Texas Instruments
Western Digital

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