SOURCE: Tilera Corporation

Tilera Corporation

October 30, 2012 09:00 ET

Tilera Names Industry Veteran Alex Parshad as VP of Sales

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 30, 2012) - Tilera® Corporation, the leader in manycore general purpose microprocessors, today announced that Alex Parshad has joined the company as vice president of sales. Parshad will be in charge of growing and managing the global field organization and overall sales for Tilera, including the industry leading 64-bit TILE-Gx™ processor family which delivers the highest performance-per-watt and broadest performance range of any multicore processor available today. 

"Among our core values is to have the best and brightest of industry in our team," said Devesh Garg, president and CEO, Tilera. "One such example of this was demonstrated earlier this year when Tilera's entire development team was awarded the 2012 Design Team of the Year by UBM/EE-Times. The addition of Alex to our team is another example of our commitment to excellence. His proven track record, wealth of business and technical knowledge, coupled with his global experiences are well suited to further scale our business during this period of rapid expansion and widespread adoption of the TILE-Gx processors."

Parshad has held senior field positions at Broadcom and Synopsys overseeing their rapid growth in their global major accounts including Cisco, NEC, Fujitsu and ARM. He was the founder of Symmid Semiconductor, a provider of custom SoC-ASIC services to leading networking and multimedia companies and most recently Parshad was the general manager of the ASIC business unit for Arrow Electronics where he implemented the global sales and marketing strategy for Arrow's Custom Logic Solutions, resulting in a significant number of new design wins in their targeted vertical markets.

Mr. Parshad holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Washington, and has completed MBA coursework at Stanford University.

"I have seen tremendous momentum from Tilera and I am thrilled to be joining the company at such an exciting time," said Alex Parshad, vice president of sales, Tilera. "The TILE-Gx processor family has taken the core Tilera markets -- networking, multimedia and cloud computing -- by storm and is in high demand because of its performance efficiency and ease of programmability. I am looking forward to helping expand on our current efforts and extend Tilera's reach globally."

About Tilera

Tilera® Corporation is the developer of the highest performance, low power general purpose manycore processors. Tilera is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with additional locations worldwide. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @Tilera.

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