Neel Natekar is a technical marketing engineer in the Design to Silicon division of Mentor, a Siemens business. He collaborates with R&D and customers to define and implement new tools and functionalities that improve and expand automated design verification and optimization flows. Prior to joining Mentor, Neel worked as a design engineer at Qualcomm, focusing on power delivery solutions for custom CPUs. He received a B.Eng. in Electronics and Telecommunications from the University of Mumbai, and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Circuits and Microsystems from the University of Michigan.