SOURCE: Tilera Corporation

Tilera Corporation

September 06, 2011 08:01 ET

Tilera Names Industry Veteran Michael Zimmerman as Vice President of Marketing

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 6, 2011) -

  • Zimmerman joins from Marvell Semiconductor

  • Brings more than 20 years experience

Tilera® Corporation, the leader in manycore general purpose microprocessors, today named Michael Zimmerman as the new Vice President of Marketing. Zimmerman has more than 20 years experience in semiconductor marketing and product management, most recently serving as the associate vice president of Embedded Processors at Marvell Semiconductor.

"The TILE-Gx products are disrupting the processor market in a big way," said Tilera CEO Omid Tahernia. "Michael's experience in processor marketing and track record of success will help us in driving new customer engagements across our target markets."

Zimmerman joins Tilera as Vice President of Marketing, bringing expertise in driving new products and revenues for innovative technologies. During his nine-year tenure at Marvell, Zimmerman was responsible for Marvell's embedded ARM multicore CPU across all global markets, successfully growing its share in networking, storage and fiber to the home. He also designed the software eco-system pipeline and managed its software partners. From 1998 to 2002, Zimmerman worked at ADC, first as its director of product management and later as vice president of marketing. He came to ADC via an acquisition of Teledata. Prior to that, Zimmerman held engineering roles at Nortel Israel and Radar and Control Systems.

"Manycore is the future of computing and Tilera is the leader in developing manycore processors. The product lineup and design wins Tilera has provide a great opportunity for success in the marketplace," says Zimmerman. "I am very excited to work with the Tilera team to execute on the numerous opportunities."

Zimmerman graduated summa cum laude from Tel Aviv University with a bachelor's in electrical engineering and earned Dean's List honors while completing his MBA from the same institution.

About Tilera
Tilera® Corporation is the developer of the highest performance manycore microprocessors in the world. The company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with additional locations worldwide. For more information, visit

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