Cupertino, CA – July 8, 2002 – Leopard Logic, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative embedded FPGA solutions, today announced the appointment of Stefan Tamme to vice president of sales and marketing. Stefan Tamme will be responsible for directing and expanding Leopard Logic's business activities worldwide.
"We are pleased to have Stefan join our executive team. His industry experience and his proven ability to successfully introduce innovative technologies and position companies as leaders in their respective markets will be invaluable for us. With silicon-proven cores and a fully released set of tools available today, we are delivering our products to a select group of early customers", said Chris Phillips, chief executive officer and president of Leopard Logic.
Stefan Tamme has 14 years of high-tech experience, holding various engineering, marketing and sales management positions. He joins Leopard Logic from AXYS Design Automation, Inc., a provider of processor and SoC (system-on-chip) C/C++ modeling and simulation solutions, where he was vice president of marketing and sales, worldwide. In this role, he was instrumental in positioning the company as the premier source for verification solutions for multi-core SoC designs.
Under his leadership, AXYS Design's worldwide customer base expanded to include industry leaders such as STMicroelectronics, Matsushita Electric (Panasonic), Infineon Technologies, ARC International, Adelante Technologies and others.
Prior to joining AXYS Design, Mr. Tamme spent 8 years at sci-worx (Sican), now a subsidiary of Infineon Technologies. As president of sci-worx Corporation and vice president of international business development at sci-worx GmbH, Mr. Tamme was responsible for the international sales operations of the company and instrumental in establishing sci-worx as one of the leading semiconductor IP suppliers for communications and multimedia applications.
Mr. Tamme's extensive experience includes technical marketing, management and design functions in the areas of software, system, ASIC and FPGA design, rapid prototyping and hardware emulation with companies like GateField (now Actel), Zycad and Bosch.
"I am excited to join Leopard Logic at this time. As proven by recent announcements from industry leaders, embedded FPGA technology will be a must-have technology for next generation process technologies. Leopard Logic's patented break-through technology enables our customers to achieve an optimum trade-off between flexibility, performance, power and cost, while minimizing their time-to-revenue," said Stefan Tamme.
About Leopard Logic, Inc.
Leopard Logic provides embedded FPGA solutions that increase performance and flexibility while reducing risk and system costs for System-on-Chip devices. Used to create next generation programmable device platforms, Leopard Logic's cores are ideally suited for DSP or packet processing intensive applications, targeting markets like communication infrastructure and network access. The cores are silicon proven in leading manufacturing processes from TSMC and are delivered with a comprehensive integration package, including a suite of optimized software tools, enabling rapid integration with industry standard design flows and third party EDA tools. For more information visit www.leopardlogic.com .