Dr. Shubat co founded Virage Logic in 1996 and currently serves as the company's president and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Prior to taking on the role of president and CEO in October 2008, Dr. Shubat served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) where he led the company's strategic initiative to always be first to market with next generation products by focusing on both organic and in organic product line expansion and operational excellence. Prior to his role as COO, Dr. Shubat served as the company's vice president of research and development (R&D) and chief technical officer (CTO) where he was instrumental in leading the nearly 300 person technical staff to conceive, develop and deliver the highly differentiated advanced technology solutions for which Virage Logic has become known.
Prior to co founding Virage Logic in 1996, Dr. Shubat served as director of engineering at Waferscale Integration, a provider of Programmable uC peripherals (subsequently sold to ST). During his 10 year career at Waferscale Integration, he managed various groups including design, application specific integrated circuit and high speed memory.
Dr. Shubat was elected to the Santa Clara University Industry Advisory Board in 2007. He is also a member of the IEEE and served as a committee member for the IEEE's International Solid State Circuit Conference (ISSCC) from 2004 to 2006. He received an ISSCC special topic session award in 2005 and an ISSCC panel award in 2002.
Dr. Shubat holds more than 20 patents and has contributed to more than 25 publications. He holds an executive M.B.A. from Stanford University, a B.S. and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto, Canada, and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University.