SOURCE: Duolog Technologies

April 17, 2008 13:12 ET

Duolog Technologies Appoints Silicon Valley Veteran to Accelerate Sales and Expand Markets for Pioneering Collaborative Design Automation Firm

Gary J. Johnson Joins Duolog to Lead Sales and Marketing

DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwire - April 17, 2008) - Duolog Technologies, The Collaborative Design Automation™ Company, announced the appointment of Gary J. Johnson as the company's Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing. Johnson is a highly respected Silicon Valley executive with vast experience in building sales organizations and expanding addressable market opportunities for leading technology companies.

"As Duolog prepares for its next phase of rapid growth, Gary brings the leadership and experience that will take us to the next level," said Ray Bulger, co-founder and CEO of Duolog Technologies. "Duolog's goal is to streamline, refine and automate today's complex IC design flows using a new generation of chip integration tools that bring conventional Electronic Design Automation into a new era of what Duolog is becoming known for -- Collaborative Design Automation. Gary has the passion, knowledge and influence to bring this vision to life."

"Duolog tools are designed by silicon designers for silicon designers to prevent and eliminate the design flaws that plague today's complex IC integration tasks," said Johnson. "That is why Duolog's initial professional services customers -- some of the world's leading IC manufacturing firms -- encouraged Duolog to productize its offerings for delivery to the broader market. I am very pleased to join Duolog at a time when the company's groundbreaking tools are poised to enable the flawless and rapid integration of SoC, ASIC and FPGA designs."

Johnson brings to Duolog more than 25 years' experience as a highly respected senior executive for leading Silicon Valley technology companies. Johnson has held positions as CEO and president, executive vice president of sales and marketing, vice president of operations and numerous other senior management roles at companies including Procera Networks, Berkeley Software Design, Inc. (BSDI, now Wind River Systems), Click Software, SCO (The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc.), Convergent Technologies (now Unisys), and Tandem Computer (now HP via Compaq). Early in his career, Johnson worked at Fairchild Semiconductor and Measurex Corporation. Johnson holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Michigan State University.

About Duolog Technologies

Duolog, The Collaborative Design Automation™ Company, is a pioneering developer of groundbreaking EDA tools that enable the flawless and rapid integration of today's increasingly complex SoC, ASIC and FPGA designs. Duolog's Socrates Chip Integration Platform enables IC designs that are Perfect By Construction™. The world's leading IP and IC/SoC development companies rely on Duolog tools to automate their chip integration processes -- eliminating bugs, shrinking design cycles and drastically reducing the risk of costly delays and respins. For more information, visit http://www.duolog.com.

Collaborative Design Automation and Perfect by Construction are trademarks of Duolog Technologies Ltd.

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