SOURCE: Catalyst Enterprises

August 23, 2005 13:00 ET

Catalyst Announces Hiring of New Vice President

Jim Yasueda to Lead Worldwide Sales and Marketing Teams

SAN JOSE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 23, 2005 -- Catalyst Enterprises, Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced design verification and test tools for Serial Attached SCSI (SAS), Advanced Serial ATA (SATA), PCI Express, USB 2.0, and other technologies, today announced the hiring of Jim Yasueda as vice president of sales and marketing. Mr. Yasueda will direct, develop, and manage all aspects of Catalyst's domestic and international sales and marketing operations.

Mr. Yasueda has over 20 years experience in various executive, management, and technology-related positions, including a long run as Chief Executive Officer at Flexstar Technology.

"We're pleased to bring aboard an executive of Jim's caliber and experience, especially at a time of exciting growth in our targeted markets and during an expansion in the breadth of products we provide to these markets," stated Nader Saleh, president, Catalyst Enterprises, Inc. "Jim's track record speaks for itself, and we look forward to outstanding success under his superb guidance."

About Catalyst Enterprises, Inc.

Founded in 1992 in San Jose, CA, Catalyst Enterprises manufactures data bus analysis and emulation tools for Serial Attached SCSI (SAS), Serial ATA (SATA), PCI Express, USB 2.0, and other data communications protocols. Catalyst's development tools incorporate a reconfigurable hardware core architecture, which can be updated in the field with software, keeping the tool current with the latest standards and updated feature sets. These flexible hardware tools are powered by protocol-specific software applications, which are made available to customers for the lifetime of the product. Catalyst products are used by companies in the telecommunications, semiconductor, software, consumer electronics, defense, and other industries. Catalyst can be found on the web at

Catalyst Enterprises, Inc. -- 60 Las Colinas Lane -- San Jose CA 95119 -- (408) 365-3846

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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Chuck Trefts
    Catalyst Enterprises