CAMPBELL, CA. October 20, 2014 – IC Manage today announced that Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is recognizing IC Manage’s President and CEO Dean Drako as one of the “100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2014” at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Santa Barbara, California.
Dean Drako founded IC Manage in 2003, leading it to become the IC/SoC design and IP management technology leader. Drako was previously founder, president and CEO of Barracuda Networks, where he created the industry’s first email security appliance in 2003 and subsequently grew the company to more than 140 products, 150,000 customers and approximately 1000 employees.
Drako had multiple other successful startups; in 2007, he won the Ernst and Young Northern California Entrepreneur of the Year for Networking and Communications. Drako received his BSEE from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and MSEE from the University of California, Berkeley.
“It is a privilege to be named to Goldman Sach’s list,” said Dean Drako, IC Manage President and CEO. “I would like to thank IC Manage’s team and our customers for their role in expanding the deployment of IC Manage GDP across the enterprise.”
“We are honored to recognize Dean Drako as one of the most intriguing entrepreneurs of 2014,” said David Solomon, co-head of investment banking at Goldman Sachs. “This is the third year for the summit and our goal remains the same. We pair seasoned and emerging entrepreneurs — the builders and innovators — from a diverse set of industries to discuss how to make vital, enduring companies that reshape industries and boost the world’s economies through innovation.”
For more than 140 years, Goldman Sachs has been advising and financing entrepreneurs as they launch and grow their businesses. In addition to honoring 100 entrepreneurs, the summit consists of general sessions and clinics led by Goldman Sachs experts, seasoned entrepreneurs, academics and business leaders as well as resident scholars.
About IC Manage
IC Manage provides high performance design data and IP management solutions for companies to efficiently complete designs across their global enterprises. Design teams using IC Manage improve product quality, designer productivity, and global collaboration, while maximizing their IP reuse. IC Manage customers include Altera, AMD, Broadcom, CSR, Cypress, Entropic, Juniper, Maxim, Mediatek, NVIDIA, Rambus, Samsung, Sandisk, Xilinx and other top semiconductor and systems companies. IC Manage is headquartered at 2105 South Bascom Ave., Suite 120, Campbell, CA. For more information visit us at www.icmanage.com.