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Tanner EDA Appoints Jeff Thayer as Director for International Sales

Experienced EDA sales executive to oversee expanding international customer base


MONROVIA, California – February 19, 2013 – Tanner EDA, the catalyst for innovation for the design, layout and verification of analog and mixed-signal (A/MS) integrated circuits (ICs), has appointed electronic design automation (EDA) sales professional Jeff Thayer as Director for International Sales.

“Demand for Tanner EDA’s full-flow design suite for analog and mixed-signal IC design has been growing worldwide,” said Greg Lebsack, president of Tanner EDA. “Jeff’s experience selling and managing sales teams for product lines that span front-end to back-end IC design couldn’t be a more perfect fit. We look forward to Jeff continuing to expand our global customer base.”

Jeff Thayer has been managing sales strategies and sales departments for EDA and high-technology companies since 1992, most recently with Sigrity, which was purchased by Cadence in 2012. Prior to Sigrity, he held senior sales executive positions at Silicon Canvas, Tera Systems, CoWare, and Avant! In 1992, Thayer founded NuCAD Systems, a value-added reseller in Colorado Springs, where he served as president until 1997.  

“I have always enjoyed building relationships with business executives looking to solve complex problems,” said Jeff Thayer. “Tanner EDA has an excellent reputation for products and service as well as an excellent distributor network worldwide. I look forward to working with the Tanner EDA sales team and their customer base.”

About Tanner EDA

Tanner EDA provides a complete line of software solutions that drive innovation for the design, layout and verification of analog and mixed-signal (A/MS) integrated circuits (ICs) and MEMS. Customers are creating breakthrough applications in areas such as power management, displays and imaging, automotive, consumer electronics, life sciences, and RF devices. A low learning curve, high interoperability, and a powerful user interface improve design team productivity and enable a low total cost of ownership (TCO). Capability and performance are matched by low support requirements and high support capability as well as an ecosystem of partners that bring advanced capabilities to A/MS designs.

Founded in 1988, Tanner EDA solutions deliver just the right mixture of features, functionality and usability. The company has shipped over 33,000 licenses of its software to more than 5,000 customers in 67 countries.

HiPer Verify, HiPer Silicon, Tanner Tools, L-Edit, S-Edit and W-Edit are trademarks of Tanner Research, Inc. Any other trademarks or trade names mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

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