SOURCE: Jasper Design Automation

Jasper Design Automation

April 25, 2011 09:00 ET

Oz Levia Joins Jasper Design Automation as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development and Corporate Counsel

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 25, 2011) - Jasper Design Automation, the leading provider of verification solutions based on formal technology, today announced that Oz Levia has joined its executive team as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development and Corporate Counsel.

"I am excited to add Oz to our team at Jasper," said Jasper's President and CEO Kathryn Kranen. "I am confident his extensive technical and business experience and his track record in facilitating growth will be very useful as Jasper undertakes our next stage of growth and expansion."

Prior to joining Jasper, Oz was the Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at SpringSoft where he was responsible for the development strategy of internal products and for M&A. At SpringSoft, Oz oversaw the acquisition of Certess and the introduction of several internal products in verification and custom layout. Oz joined SpringSoft when it acquired Novas, where Oz was the Vice President of Product Marketing with responsibility for product strategy, M&A and strategic relationships. Prior to working at Novas, Oz was a Senior Director of Strategic Marketing at Synopsys. In 1997, Oz was the co-founder and CTO of Improv Systems, Inc., a DSP IP company. Oz holds a BS and MS in computer science from the University of Minnesota and Boston College respectively and a JD from Santa Clara University Law School.

"Verification is one of the most expensive and time consuming steps in the production of large, IP-based, SoCs," Levia said. "Jasper's technology and products offer a unique solution that is unmatched in breadth and value. I feel fortunate and excited to join Jasper during this high-growth time."

About Jasper Design Automation
Jasper delivers industry-leading EDA software solutions for semiconductor design, verification, and reuse, based on state-of-the-art formal technology. Customers include worldwide leaders in wireless, consumer, computing, and networking electronics, with over 150 successful chip deployments. Jasper, headquartered in Mountain View, California, is privately held, with offices and distributors in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. Visit to reduce risks; increase design, verification and reuse productivity; and accelerate time to market.

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