SOURCE: Tilera Corporation

Tilera Corporation

March 10, 2014 10:00 ET

Tilera Names Industry Veteran Andrew Rava as SVP of Worldwide Sales

Former Cavium Networks Executive Will Be Responsible for Accelerating Tilera's Growth in Global Markets

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 10, 2014) - Tilera® Corporation, the leader in high-performance, power-efficient computing, today announced that Andrew Rava has joined the company as senior vice president of worldwide sales. Rava will oversee the global field organization, managing overall sales for Tilera and drive key customer initiatives.

"We have tremendous design win momentum in the marketplace, spurred by the need for high performance, low-power solutions for data networking and security, SDN and NFV offload, as well as multi-channel video processing," said Devesh Garg, CEO, Tilera. "We are pleased to add an executive of Andrew's caliber, bringing his proven track record and related experiences to our team as we scale our business."

Rava was formally the vice president of worldwide sales for Cavium. During his 9 year tenure from early stage through the company's IPO and beyond, he built and managed the 150-person global field organization that generated $300 million in annual revenue and design wins. He has also held executive level sales positions at Vitesse, Broadcom and other global corporations during his more than 25 year professional career.

Rava holds a Bachelor of Arts and MBA from Lasalle University, and has completed advanced management coursework at Stanford University.

"I am enthusiastic about joining Tilera because I see a perfect alignment of the product line and the latest directions in the marketplace," said Andrew Rava, senior vice president of worldwide sales. "The TILE-Gx™ processor family is really taking off in the data networking, multimedia and cloud computing markets, the TILE-IQ™ offload strategy is a strong solution that meets customers' needs today, and we've got the products in volume production. I am looking forward to driving the expansion of our current sales initiatives and to continue extending Tilera's global reach."

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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