Update: Synopsys Expands Security Solutions with Acquisition of Elliptic Technologies (June 29, 2015)
July 17, 2008 - Ottawa, Canada: Richard White, President and CEO of Elliptic Semiconductor, is pleased to announce that Scott Marshall has been appointed to the Board of Directors.
Scott was most recently Senior Vice President of Engineering & Product Management with Redback Networks responsible for technical and product leadership prior to its acquisition by Ericsson. He has 30 years of networking and telecommunications experience in product and architecture strategy, engineering management, product development and executive leadership.
He was also a group vice president of Cisco Systems with responsibility for multiple business units, including DSL, wireless, Voice over IP, integrated access devices, multi-service switching, cable and dial remote access server and concentrators. He also served as president and chief executive officer of optical start-up Ceyba Corporation. Scott was executive vice president of research and development (R&D) and product management of Newbridge Networks and held senior technical roles at Mitel and Nortel.
"Elliptic products now address system wide security requirements, and Scott Marshall's experience and understanding of networking along with his contacts in the Bay area of California, will be invaluable to the company's growth. I welcome Scott to the Board of Directors and look forward to his contribution to our continuing success," said Richard White, President and CEO of Elliptic.
"After reviewing Elliptic's impressive customer list and track record of successful engagements, I am pleased to join the Board of Directors and help extends this exceptional winning streak," indicated Scott Marshall. "Security requirements are central to almost every networking and consumer electronic products today and my goal is to help guide the company in choosing the optimum success path."
Recently ranked as the fastest growing provider of security semiconductor IP by Gartner, Elliptic provides semiconductor intellectual property (IP) cores and middleware for secure communications ranging from low power to multi-gigabit per second implementations. Elliptic SIP cores enable system-on-chip designers to efficiently balance power, performance and silicon area in complex security-based systems. Demanding customers in markets such as implantable devices, wireless, storage, content distribution and high performance communications trust Elliptic IP cores.