Santa Clara, Calif, Sept 13, 2006
- Ingot Systems, the leading provider of ASIC Design Solutions in the form of niche IP, and services for Full Chip Design, Design Verification and Physical Design, today announced that Pravin Desale has joined Ingot Systems Technical Advisory Board. Pravin brings 15 years of experience in ASIC design, Verification and product development.
Pravin is currently a Country Manager and Director of Engineering at Metta Technology where he is responsible for the overall management for ASIC product lines. Prior to Metta, Pravin worked at Crimson Microsystems managing a design team to develop Telecom Access SOC Platform. Prior to Crimson, he worked at Parama Networks (founding team), which was acquired by Bay Microsystems. At Parama, Pravin was a key member of development of the world’s first ADM-on-a-chip platform as well as product management functions. Prior to Parama, Pravin held ASIC management positions at EWD where he helped setup the VLSI infrastructure and yield improvements towards production of data communications SOCs. Prior to EWD, he worked at Mediamatics (founding team), which was acquired by National Semiconductor (NYSE: NSM), where he was responsible for designing video decode, audio presentation engines and product engineering of complex multimedia SOCs. Pravin holds a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University, Santa Clara and a Bachelors Degree in Electronics and Telecommunications from College of Engineering, Pune, India.
"I look forward to helping Ingot extend its world class IP core product portfolio and services capabilities. As a member of the Ingot Technology Advisory Board I can provide insight into the new IP products and services capabilities that will provide additional customer benefit", said Pravin. "With verification now approaching 70% of the ASIC development effort, outsourcing these tasks to Ingot makes more and more sense where an investment in verification platforms and processes can be leveraged over many designs".
"Pravin brings a breadth of ASIC experience to the Ingot Technical Advisory Board that will provide additional technical input to help guide our IP roadmap along with our future methodology and process developments", said Jai Iyer, President & CEO of Ingot Systems. "A strong Technical Advisory Board augments Ingot’s already extensive knowledge, and provides breadth and a wider variety of technical insight, that is vital to our new development efforts". About Ingot Systems
Ingot Systems, Inc. is a premier ASIC Design Solutions company, providing Design Solutions to fabless semiconductor and system companies in the form of niche IP solutions, and services for Full Chip design, Design Verification and Physical Design. Ingot is headquartered in Santa Clara, California with global design centers located in India and the United States. Visit Ingot Systems at www.ingotsys.com