Kathryn Kranen, CEO of Jasper was elected chairman of EDAC for 2012-2014. She has has 20 years EDA industry. She started her career as a design engineer at Rockwell International and then joined Daisy Systems (one of the DMV, the second generation of EDA companies). She then moved to be VP of North American sales at Quickturn (emulation) before becoming CEO of Verisity Design.
Wally Rhines (Mentor) and Lip-Bu Tan (Cadence) were elected vice-chairmen.
The other directors are Raul Camposano (Nimbic), Ed Cheng (Gradient), Dane Collins (AWR), Aart de Geus (Synopys), Dean Drako (IC Manage), John Kibarian (PDF Solutions), Simon Segars (ARM) and Ravi Subramaniam (BDA).
The EDAC press release is here.