On December 4th, Dr. Yervant Zorian, AGBU Central Board Member, Founder and Director of AGBU Armenian Virtual College (AVC) and Fellow and Chief Architect at Synopsys, Inc. was appointed President of Synopsys Armenia.

Synopsys, Inc., the world's 16th largest software company, established a presence in Armenia in 2004 as Synopsys Armenia CJSC. With over 700 qualified specialists, Synopsys is one of the largest IT employers in Armenia. Synopsys Armenia is located in Yerevan.

Dr. Zorian received an MS degree in Computer Engineering from University of Southern California, a PhD in Electrical Engineering from McGill University, and an MBA from Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. A recipient of the National Medal of Science of the Republic of Armenia, a Foreign Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, and an EDA and IP veteran with over 20 years of experience in leading R&D efforts in Armenia, Dr. Yervant Zorian is well-prepared to help take IT development and technological innovation in Armenia to the next level. We wholeheartedly congratulate Dr. Zorian on this appointment.