Cadence is the only company that provides the expertise and tools, IP, and hardware required for the entire electronics design chain, from chip design to chip packaging to boards and to systems. We enable electronic systems and semiconductor companies to create innovative products that transform the way people live, work, and play. Our products are used in mobile, consumer, cloud datacenter, automotive, aerospace, IoT, industrial and other market segments.
Our System Design Enablement strategy guides everything we do, from our product line-up to the expertise and services we offer our customers and the partnerships we develop with other industry leaders. We believe that giving our customers a systems-level perspective throughout the design cycle pays off in faster and better design, shorter verification cycles, software that works with the hardware, and new product leadership.
Our product lines include:
- Industry leading EDA (electronic design automation) tools designers use to develop custom, analog, RF and mixed-signal chip designs
- Innovative, next-generation EDA tools to improve productivity and speed the design of the digital portions of the chips
- An IP portfolio that includes pre-designed and configurable blocks that can be integrated quickly into new chip designs
- Automated packaging tools to manage complexity and performance requirements
- Leading PCB layout and routing technologies that help designers with everything from simple electrical analysis to multi-board signal simulations
- A comprehensive suite of verification tools and hardware to verify the chip, package, board, and system designs.
We pride ourselves on creating and sustaining a company culture, “One Cadence—One Team”, that drives market- and industry-leading innovation and business success. Cadence is recognized as a Great Place to Work around the world, including as one of the FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For” over the last three years. The Great Place to Work lists are based on employee ratings of different aspects of their workplace culture, including the level of trust they feel toward company leaders, the pride they take in their jobs, and the camaraderie they experience with co-workers.
A Great Place to Do Great Work
Employees join Cadence because of our innovation, and stay because of our culture. Working at Cadence means working alongside the industry’s brightest people and innovating for some of the biggest companies around the globe. Our employees feel empowered and supported to make their mark on the future of technology.
Our culture has earned Cadence recognition as a Great Place to Work around the world, including Fortune's list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our diverse team of passionate, dedicated, and talented individuals go above and beyond for our customers, our communities, and each other—every day.
“When I first joined Cadence in 2009, building a high-performing culture became one of my top priorities. As transformative trends like machine learning shape the future of electronics, the opportunity for Cadence to innovate and grow is immense. I am committed to fueling a dynamic work environment where employees feel inspired and empowered to do their best work. This is crucial when it comes to our ability to delight our customers with innovative products.” - Lip-Bu Tan, CEO of Cadence.
Cadence has also appeared on the Great Place to Work Institute’s Best Workplace lists for 12 countries, resulting in recognition as a World’s Best Multinational Workplace, as well as Best Workplace lists for Millennials, for Giving Back, and for Parents, among others.
Customers: Their Success Is Our Success
Customers are at the heart of everything we do—they are our passion and our pride.
Innovation: Think Big
We work at Cadence to make a difference—to influence the future of innovation. We encourage each other to think big, take risks, and make an impact.
Quality: Execute with Excellence
We are focused, disciplined, and continuously strive for exceptional results.
Agility: Move Quickly
We embrace change. We are decisive and move quickly to keep pace with our customers and outpace the competition.
Integrity: Be Accountable
We hold ourselves accountable to do what is right and to deliver on our commitments.
We are authentic and trustworthy.
One Cadence—One Team
Our people are our greatest asset.
If we respect one another and work together, we are unstoppable.
And We're Fun, Too!
Cadence celebrations come in many forms, from product launches and cultural events, to team outings and employee work anniversaries. We take opportunities to celebrate personal and team achievements to remind employees how valuable they are to the team. Cadence values the camaraderie and fun that enables us to work together as one high-performing team!
Cadence is firmly committed to fostering diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We have a 'One Cadence One Team' culture that embraces the diversity of our team and the inclusion of their ideas and solutions to meet the needs of our key stakeholders. Our collaborative and inclusive culture enables us to not only drive innovation in the products and services that we develop, but also in the way we approach challenges and make decisions.
"We have a passionate, dynamic, and diverse team around the world - one that works together to achieve success for Cadence and our customers. Our 'One Team' spirit fosters an environment of inclusion and trust, which is a core part of our culture and our commitment to being a great workplace. I strongly believe that having a culture of inclusiveness is an advantage for any company that seeks to be an industry leader. Innovation happens when we embrace diverse perspectives and collaborate together to overcome challenges." -Lip-Bu Tan, President & CEO