Jan Goodsell, President of InterPacific Solutions and Chairman of the Board | D2S KK
Mr. Goodsell has spent the greater part of his career building successful EDA, IP and semiconductor field operations in Japan. He has held executive and management positions at Fairchild Semiconductor, Innotech Corp., Cadence K.K. and LSI Logic K.K. In 1998, Mr. Goodsell started InterPacific Solutions, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in Japan market incubation for start-up EDA, IP and semiconductor firms. At InterPacific Solutions, he helped launch several start-ups in Japan including Sand Microelectronics and Simplex Solutions. Mr. Goodsell began working with CoWare in June, 1999 in a consulting role. In January of 2001, he became President, CoWare K.K., and in April 2008, he became Chairman, CoWare K.K.

Mr. Goodsell graduated with honors from UC Berkeley with a B.S. in EE & CS in 1976. He completed his MS in EE at Stanford in 1979. From 1977-1979 he was a Monbusho visiting scholar at Kyoto University.
Bill Baker, VP of Worldwide Sales and D2S KK President | D2S
Prior to D2S, Bill served as the General Manager, Asia, for Atrenta, Inc. over a period of 10 years. In this role, Bill was responsible for all sales and AE support in Japan, Korea, China, and Taiwan. Before Atrenta, Bill was Group Director, NA Field Marketing, at Cadence Design Systems from 2002 until 2005. He was responsible for sales enablement and customer demand creation for the $900M NA sales channel. From 2000 to 2002, Bill was General Manager of Japan for Simplex Solutions, Inc. During his tenure, the company successfully IPO'd and was merged into Cadence Design Systems. Bill started his EDA career at Synopsys where he was primarily responsible for new product business development in Japan at Nihon Synopsys. Prior to Synopsys, Bill was designing chips for military and space applications at TRW.

Bill received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Rutgers College of Engineering, his MS in Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M University, and his MBA from Temple University.
Yoshio Tanaka, Vice President, Business Development - Japan | D2S
Prior to D2S, Yoshio served as Vice President, General Manager - Japan operations for Luminescent Technologies. Before that, Yoshio was Director, Manufacturing, at Synopsys Japan. Before Synopsys, Yoshio was Vice President Business Development at Numerical Technologies, Inc., which was acquired by Synopsys. He moved to Numerical from KLA-Tencor Japan, where he served as General Manager of the reticle inspection division.

Yoshio holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, from Kyoto University.
Kenji Yoshida, Ph.D, Director of the Board | D2S KK
Previously, Kenji served as the CTO of Cadence Design Systems, Japan, where he drove DFM R&D activity in Japan. Before that, he served as the Fellow and the General Manager of Design Technology at STARC (Semiconductor Academic Research Center) in Japan. Prior to serving STARC, he worked for 34 years in Toshiba, where he engaged in wide ranging CAD R&D activities, including layout verification and VLSI design systems, and has served many management positions in Semiconductor Group, including senior managers of DA Development and ASIC Engineering, and a Senior Fellow.

He also served many Academic and Industry organizations as the chairs of conferences and committees. He is a Fellow of IEICE (Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers). He is the author of numerous technical papers and several US and Japanese patents.

Kenji received his B.S., M.S., and Dr. Eng. degrees in Electronic Engineering from Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.