Berkeley Design Automation Lands Mike Ellow as VP of Worldwide Sales

Veteran EDA Sales Executive Brings Proven Track Record and Leadership

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--()--Berkeley Design Automation, Inc., provider of the world’s fastest nanometer circuit verification, today announced that Mr. Mike Ellow has joined the company as vice president of worldwide sales, effective September 1, 2011. An accomplished EDA sales executive, he will lead the company’s worldwide sales organization to extend its nanometer circuit verification leadership.

With over 20 years of executive sales and technical management experience, Ellow has a proven track record of delivering exceptional results. Most recently he served as corporate vice president sales at Cadence Design Systems where he was responsible for managing the entire North American field team. Ellow was at Cadence for 13 years, quickly rising through sales management from his initial position as global account director in 1997. Prior to Cadence, he held management and engineering positions in several industries. Ellow has a BSEE from Lehigh University, an MSEE from University of Southern California, and an MBA from California State University – Fullerton.

“Mike has a tremendous track record in EDA sales and knows the semiconductor industry extremely well,” said Ravi Subramanian, president and CEO at Berkeley Design Automation. “We are delighted to have Mike join our team and play a leadership role as we continue to rapidly grow our worldwide presence and increase the proliferation of our industry leading nanometer circuit verification technology.”

“Verifying nanometer analog, RF, and mixed-signal circuits is one of the biggest challenges in the semiconductor industry,” said Ellow. “Berkeley Design Automation has established a leadership position in nanometer circuit verification, and I am excited to lead our sales organization to aggressively grow our worldwide industry presence.”

About Berkeley Design Automation

Berkeley Design Automation, Inc. is the recognized leader in nanometer circuit verification. The company combines the world’s fastest nanometer circuit verification platform, Analog FastSPICE, with exceptional application expertise to uniquely address nanometer circuit design challenges. More than 100 companies rely on Berkeley Design Automation to verify their nanometer-scale circuits. Berkeley Design Automation has received numerous industry awards and is widely recognized for its technology leadership and contributions to the electronics industry. The company is privately held and backed by Woodside Fund, Bessemer Venture Partners, Panasonic Corp., NTT Corp., IT-Farm, and MUFJ Capital. For more information, visit http://www.berkeley-da.com.

Analog FastSPICE is a trademark of Berkeley Design Automation, Inc. Berkeley Design and BDA are registered trademarks of Berkeley Design Automation, Inc. Any other trademarks or trade names mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

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Berkeley Design Automation Lands Mike Ellow as VP of Worldwide Sales Veteran EDA Sales Executive Brings Proven Track Record and Leadership

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Contacts

PR for Berkeley Design Automation
Cayenne Communication LLC
Michelle Clancy, 252-940-0981
michelle.clancy@cayennecom.com