President and Chief Executive Officer
Jami Mazzawi has over 25 years’ experience in the semiconductor and EDA industries across Silicon Valley, Israel, and Europe. He has held engineering, sales, and managerial positions at Ornet Data Communication, Verisity, Rambus, Sun Microsystems, Jasper Design Automation, and now Optima. With a successful track record developing, promoting, and selling disruptive technologies that include advanced verification solutions and leading automotive development products, Jamil authored seven patents in related fields. Jamil is also the director and co-founder of the Nazareth Startup Company Forum (NSCF) promoting Arab-owned startup companies in Israel. He holds a B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from the Technion, Israel and an MBA from San Jose University, CA.
Jamil is a Functional Safety Certified Semiconductor Expert (FSCSE by TÜV NORD).