Experienced Chief Executive to Provide Invaluable Insight as Oasys Moves into Next Business Phase
SANTA CLARA, CALIF. –– February 11, 2011 — Gary Meyers, an experienced electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor executive, has been named to the Board of Directors of Oasys Design Systems, provider of Chip Synthesis™, a fundamental shift in how synthesis is applied to integrated circuit (IC) design and implementation.
“We’re delighted to welcome Gary Meyers to our board,” says Paul van Besouw, Oasys’ president and chief executive officer (CEO). “His experience, skill set and understanding of the synthesis market are unparalleled. Gary’s input will be invaluable as we move into the next phase of our business.”
Mr. Meyers joins the board composed of Joe Costello, chairman and CEO of Orb Networks and former CEO of Cadence Design Systems, Larry Yoshida, Premier Technologies chairman and CEO, and Oasys co-founders Paul van Besouw and Johnson Limqueco, vice president of R&D. He also is a member of the board of directors of Exar Corporation, a semiconductor firm serving the datacom, storage, consumer and industrial markets, and served on the board of SpiraTech, Ltd, prior to its acquisition by Mentor Graphics.
Formerly president and CEO of Synplicity, the leading supplier of FPGA synthesis software and ASIC prototyping systems acquired by Synopsys Inc. in 2008, Mr. Meyers mostly recently served as a Synopsys vice president and general manager. Previously, he was vice president of worldwide sales at Synplicity from 1998-2004, and held senior sales and marketing director roles at LSI Corporation.
Mr. Meyers holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland in College Park, Md., and an MBA from the University of California at Los Angeles.
“Oasys Design Systems is the most exciting synthesis entrant in years and is shaking up the field in a way we haven’t seen since logic synthesis in the late 1980s,” notes Meyers. “Its RealTime Designer is giving early adopters an unmistakable competitive advantage. I’m very excited to join this innovative team.”
RealTime Designer™ is the first design tool for physical register transfer level (RTL) synthesis of 100-million gate designs. It features a unique RTL placement approach that eliminates unending design closure iterations between synthesis and layout.
About Oasys Design Systems
Oasys Design Systems is a privately funded electronic design automation (EDA) software supplier with a revolutionary new platform called Chip Synthesis™, a fundamental shift in how synthesis is used to design and implement ICs larger than 20-million gates. It has attracted the support of legendary EDA leaders and its RealTime Designer™ is in use at leading-edge semiconductor and systems companies worldwide. Follow Oasys on Twitter at: www.twitter.com/OasysDS. Corporate Headquarters is located at 3250 Olcott Street, Suite 120, Santa Clara, Calif. 95054. Telephone: (408) 855-8531. Facsimile: (408) 855- 8537. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit: www.oasys-ds.com.