Vayavya Labs aims to promote its tools and methodology for a wider adoption among industry players. We are proud to be associated with an Advisory Board drawn from the industry who are considered an authority in the domains they represent. The advisory board members assist the Company in evaluating its product road maps, technology and market validation.


Frank Schirrmeister

He is the Senior Director at Cadence Design Systems in San Jose, responsible for product management of the Cadence System Development Suite, a set of four connected platforms for concurrent HW/SW design and verification. Prior to Cadence, Frank held senior roles at AXYS Design Automation, Chip Vision Design Automation, Imperas and Synopsys. Frank had originally joined Cadence in 1997 after holding various positions in the area of real time embedded software development and hardware development of ASICs and IP to help drive Cadence’s first foray into the system-level design and embedded software areas, the Felix Initiative, as well as advanced verification. Frank holds a Dipl.-Ing. from the Technical University of Berlin and his research interests center around System-Level Design and Embedded Software. You could also follow Frank @his Twitter, on the Cadence Community Blog, his Chip Design Blog “Frankly Speaking” and his Electronic Design Column “Systems2Silicon”

Tomas Evensen

Tomas Evensen is Chief Scientist, Embedded Software at Xilinx. In this role he is responsible for the embedded software strategy for Xilinx’ All Programmable SoCs. Prior to joining Xilinx, Evensen was Chief Technology Officer at Wind River for 7 years, as well as GM for the Wind River Tools Division. Before that he was the creator of the Diab Data C/C++ compilers.

Evensen received his MSEE at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.