SOURCE: Calypto


March 06, 2012 09:40 ET

Calypto Adds Christopher Mausler as CFO

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 6, 2012) - Calypto® Design Systems, Inc., the leader in Register Transfer Level (RTL) power optimization and Electronic System Level (ESL) hardware design, today announced that Chris Mausler has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Before joining Calypto, Chris was the vice president of Finance, corporate controller and acting CFO for Ubicom, Inc., a networking and multimedia semiconductor start up.

"These are exciting times for Calypto. We have just completed a fiscal year where we grew revenue by over 34%, experienced dramatic growth in all our products across all geographies, and successfully completed the merger of the Catapult high-level synthesis business into Calypto," said Doug Aitelli, Chief Executive Officer at Calypto. "For this new fiscal year we are looking for continued strength in our business and have plans to grow our headcount by 25%. With plans like this, it was imperative to bring in an experienced person to lead our company into the next level of financial growth. Chris is a perfect match for Calypto and a great addition to the team."

"Calypto is poised to realize its financial goals with strong revenue growth as the underlying engine that is driving us in the right direction," added Chris Mausler, chief financial officer at Calypto. "I am excited about the company's future and am proud to be part of the executive team as we enter a stage of significant growth and stability."

Prior to his position at Ubicom, Chris was director of finance and senior manager of corporate planning at Xilinx. Prior to Xilinx Chris held executive positions in finance at Optimize, Informix Software, Quantum and IBM. Chris earned a BA in economics and computer science from Colgate University and an MBA in finance and accounting from Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

About Calypto's Products
Catapult® High Level Synthesis, Calypto's SLEC® (Sequential Logic Equivalence Checking) and PowerPro® platforms are used by seven out of the top ten semiconductor companies and over 100 leading consumer electronics companies worldwide. Calypto's products enable electronic system level design by engineers to dramatically improve design quality and reduce power consumption of their system-on-chip (SOC) devices.

About Calypto
Calypto® Design Systems, Inc. is the leader in ESL hardware design and RTL power optimization. Calypto, whose customers include Fortune 500 companies worldwide, is a member of the ARM Connected Community, Cadence Connections program, the IEEE-SA, Synopsys SystemVerilog Catalyst Program, the Mentor Graphics OpenDoor program, Si2 and is an active participant in the Power Forward Initiative. Calypto has offices in Europe, India, Japan and North America. More information can be found at

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ESL: Electronic System Level
HLS: High Level Synthesis
RTL: Register Transfer Level
SOC: System on Chip

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