Leading Edge is a privately held company formed in 2005 to deploy innovative Electronic Design Automation (EDA) tools and be a solutions provider for the electronic design community. Started mainly as EDA solutions provider, over the years Leading Edge has evolved its mission and is today a service provider in the areas of design, verification and analysis at both IC (for instance using SystemVerilog) PCB level (focusing on Signal and Power Integrity analysis) with a strong focus on training. Based to the north-east of Milan, thanks to a central position and excellent flight connections, the company have easy access to the major centers of electronic design in Europe. The founders, Pietro Vergine and Nigel Woolaway, have over 30 years of combined experience in the EDA industry working for major players such as Mentor Graphics, Synopsys and Magma Design Automation.
High Level Trainig Courses for Specialists
Leading Edge provides services to the EDA industry and design teams alike. The company have many years of experience in the introduction of innovative EDA tools to the marketplace as well as the integration of those tools into established design flows.
Training is crucial in order to effectively deploy both new and established tools and Leading Edge extensive experience enables the company to provide not just point tool training but also give a clear picture of how design tools interact in the complete design flow.
The company offers as well consulting on a wide range of topics such as functional verification, signal integrity and design flow development. Leading Edge is an approved training centre for Mentor, a Siemens Business (formally Mentor Graphics), Intel FPGA (formely Altera), IPC and Hardent.