Brings 12 years of hardware and software and executive leadership to NoC interconnect IP solutions technology leader
SUNNYVALE, California – September 23, 2010– Arteris Inc., a leading supplier of on-chip interconnect IP solutions, today announced the appointment of Kurt Shuler as the company’s Director of Marketing. Mr. Shuler, a veteran of the semiconductor and IP industries, will lead all aspects of marketing including planning, developing and implementing Arteris’ marketing strategy, communications and public relations. He reports to Charlie Janac, Arteris President and CEO.
This key hire builds on the company’s recent sales team expansion and growing product acceptance.
Mr. Shuler has extensive experience marketing to hardware and software engineers and executives, first at Intel Corporation and Texas Instruments, then the startups Virtio (acquired by Synopsys) and Tenison (acquired by ARC International). Prior to working in high technology, Kurt flew as an air commando in the US Air Force Special Operations Forces. He earned a BS in Aeronautical Engineering from the US Air Force Academy and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
"Kurt brings us a wealth of experience in marketing that will help Arteris respond to the demand for our solutions worldwide," said Charlie Janac. "His leadership skills, combined with his previous experience marketing to engineers and executives, will be a valuable addition to our growth strategy and help further solidify our position as the leader in on-chip interconnect technology.”
Arteris, Inc. provides semiconductor interconnect IP and tools to improve the performance and lower costs of highly-integrated ICs for wide range of applications. Results obtained by using the Arteris product line include lower power, higher performance, more efficient design reuse and faster development of ICs, SoCs and FPGAs.
Founded by networking experts, Arteris operates globally with headquarters in San Jose, California and an engineering center in Paris, France. Arteris is a private company backed by a group of international investors including ARM Holdings, Crescendo Ventures, DoCoMo Capital, Qualcomm Incorporated, Synopsys, TVM Capital, and Ventech. More information can be found at www.arteris.com.