SOURCE: Carbon Design Systems

October 16, 2012 11:00 ET

Carbon Design Systems Opens Office in Austin for Strategic Presence in High-Growth Region

Hires Brad Perdue to Head Office

ACTON, MA--(Marketwire - Oct 16, 2012) - Carbon Design Systems™ Inc. (, the leading supplier of virtual platform and secure model solutions, today announced it has opened an office in Austin, Texas, and named Brad Perdue to run it.

Opening the Austin office gives Carbon a strategic presence in a region leading the way in the development of complex system-on-chip (SoC) designs. Carbon's fast virtual prototypes scale from 100% accuracy to hundreds of MIPS performance and are ideal for wireless, networking and consumer electronics SoCs designed in and around Austin.

"It's fitting that we expand our presence beyond the Boston area and Silicon Valley to Austin, where design teams are developing advanced and innovative electronics devices of all kinds," notes Seaton. "Brad Perdue is a long-time sales executive with intimate knowledge of the design landscape. We welcome him to the team."

Perdue joins Carbon from Atrenta, where he served as strategic account manager. Previously, he was vice president of business development and sales for Australian Semiconductor Technology Company, CoWare's director of global accounts and major account manager for both Cadence and Synopsys.

About Carbon Design Systems
Carbon Design Systems offers the industry's only unified virtual prototype solution along with the leading solution for accurate IP model creation. Carbon virtual prototypes can execute at hundreds of MIPS and with 100% accuracy to enable application software development, detailed architectural analysis and secure IP model distribution. Carbon's customers are systems, semiconductor, and IP companies that focus on wireless, networking and consumer electronics. Carbon investors include Samsung Venture Investment Corporation and ARM Holdings. Carbon is headquartered at 125 Nagog Park, Acton, Mass., 01720. Telephone: (978) 264-7300. Facsimile: (978) 264-9990. Email: Website:

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Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Bill Neifert
    Vice President of Business Development
    Carbon Design Systems
    (978) 264-7302
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