Janet attended school in Uganda and graduated in engineering from Girton College, Cambridge University. She has spent the last three decades with Cadence Design Systems, a worldwide software business for electronic systems design. Always operating at the leading edge of technology, recently including innovative 5G and AI enabled systems, she held a wide range of management positions from engineering through customer support to strategic sales, international key account management and ecosystem collaboration. Janet has also been active in enabling early-stage technology start-ups to grow their businesses. She actively supports career progression for women in engineering, providing mentoring up to senior director level.