Zeligsoft Inc.

Zeligsoft Inc.

January 21, 2008 10:18 ET

Zeligsoft Appoints Ross MacLeod as President and CEO

Seasoned telecom industry veteran joins to bolster founding team

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Jan. 21, 2008) - Zeligsoft™, a leading vendor of software development tools to the embedded computing industry, today announced that Ross MacLeod has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer. Francis Bordeleau, company founder and technology visionary, assumes the role of Chief Technology Officer and Vice President, Product Strategy.

Mr. MacLeod is a seasoned executive bringing 25 years of experience from the telecom and embedded platform industries where he held senior executive positions at companies such as Nortel and RadiSys. During his distinguished career he performed a wide range of executive and senior management functions in R&D, operations and product management and has been responsible for leading global operations and R&D efforts in Europe, Asia and North America. While with Nortel, he was responsible for the company's main product R&D lab in China, the Computing Technology Lab in Ottawa, Canada, and the multinational wireless 3G R&D program from Nortel's lab outside Paris, France. Most recently Ross led an independent consulting company, advising businesses on technology management and improving product development effectiveness.

"We are fortunate to have Ross lead our innovative team," said Dave Longbottom, Chairman of the Board for Zeligsoft. "Ross brings mature leadership, with a deep understanding of the technical and business challenges within the embedded and communication systems market. His passion for helping organizations truly benefit from the best in product development tools and technology will help bring increased value to our customers."

"I am thrilled to be joining this world class team," said Ross MacLeod. "Zeligsoft has a vision and technology that promises to transform the process of building and evolving embedded software systems."


Zeligsoft™ is offering the industry's first system-centric software development environment for multicore and multiprocessor systems. Using a platform-aware software development approach along with patented code generation technology, Zeligsoft CE™ addresses the specific problems facing designers of heterogeneous systems (DSPs, GPPs, FPGAs, and SoCs), empowering them to tame rampant software complexity, migrate software easily onto new platform variants, create and reuse software assets and increase effectiveness of multi-site development. Zeligsoft enables companies to build reusable and optimized multicore and multiprocessor software efficiently, with less risk, for applications such as software defined radio, wireless infrastructure and handsets, telecom switches, IP routers, digital media and defense command and control systems. For additional information about Zeligsoft, visit www.zeligsoft.com.

™ Zeligsoft, Zeligsoft CE and DAG are trademarks of Zeligsoft Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective companies.

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