Joel Kirshman is a system simulation specialist. He has over 20 years of experience in the EDA industry. Joel has a MSEE from California State University, Northridge. Prior to entering the software industry, he worked at The Aerospace Corporation for eight years. While at The Aerospace Corporation he worked on various project from designing a digital processing unit for a space application, to rad-hard testing of electronic devices, and finally working in the GPS program office.