San Jose, Calif., April 20, 2015—NetSpeed Systems Inc., the supplier of on-chip network IP that streamlines SoC design, today announced the launch of its Japanese office located in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, and led by Kenichi Sakamaki, Japan Country Manager.
Since the founding of its Silicon Valley office in 2011, NetSpeed has seen an explosion of growth outside the U.S. With ongoing successes in the U.S. and abroad, NetSpeed aims to catalyze its breakthrough on-chip Network IP technology in Japan and serve semiconductor customers through its local office. “NetSpeed has always had a global strategy and this has fueled our growth tremendously,” said Sundari Mitra, co-founder and CEO at NetSpeed. “We have a rapidly growing number of design wins, both in the US and abroad, with leading enterprise, networking, mobile and FPGA companies. We are fortunate to have Sakamaki-san join the team. With his experience and knowledge of the industry he will help us strength our ties with manufacturers in Japan.”
“Japanese manufacturers have been very receptive to NetSpeed’s technology. They recognize that in order to keep pace with the rapid pace of change in the market they need to pursue innovative solutions like NetSpeed’s on-chip network IP,” said Kenichi Sakamaki. “NetSpeed is poised for phenomenal growth and I am excited to be part of the team.”
Kenichi Sakamaki is a seasoned executive with more than 35 years of experience in sales management for a broad range of semiconductor IP products in Japan. Most recently, he was the General Manager of Denali Software KK where he created a dominating market position for Denali's memory controllers and memory modeling verification IP. Before that he was at Marubeni Solutions Corporation where he served as General Manager of Sales for EDA product lines including simulation, synthesis, verification and layout tools.
About NetSpeed Systems, Inc.
NetSpeed Systems provides scalable, coherent, on-chip network IPs to SoC designers for a wide range of markets from mobile to high-performance computing and networking. NetSpeed's on-chip network platform delivers significant time-to-market advantages through a system-level approach, a high level of user-driven automation and state-of-the-art algorithms. NetSpeed Systems was founded in 2011 and is led by seasoned executives from the semiconductor and networking industries. The company is funded by top-tier investors from Silicon Valley. It is based in San Jose, California and has additional research and development facilities in Asia. For more information, visit www.netspeedsystems.com.