Spectral appoints Michael Walton as Vice President of Sales & Marketing to fuel Accelerated growth in demand for MemoryIP & software development tools for Design Automation

July 9, 2018

SOMERVILLE, N.J., July 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spectral Design & Test Inc. (SDT), a leading provider of embedded Memory Development platform & MemoryIP, announced today that that Michael Walton has joined the company as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. With his extensive experience selling and marketing EDA tools and IP, Michael is well suited to drive sales growth and new market penetration at SDT.

IOT business coupled with deep learning chip implementations are fueling demand for high-speed low power processor cores. Advanced embedded memory architectures are key components in processor design to reduce power. SDT is experiencing rapid growth as it continues to build its IP portfolio using its commercial grade software to model, analyze, tile & characterize Memory Compilers & custom solutions. Walton brings over 25 years of sales and marketing experience, supporting EDA and IP products. Most recently he founded and ran a successful Sales Rep. company that sold products for: Flex Logix Technologies, Altos Design Automation, purchased by Cadence, and Kilopass, purchased by Synopsys. He also has held several senior management sales and marketing positions at: Artisan Components and Mentor Graphics. Michael holds an MS in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Brown University. “I am excited to have Michael join our team and assist us in growing and taking us to the next level,” said Deepak Mehta, President & CEO SDT. “Selling tools and Silicon IP requires an in-depth knowledge of the application space. As one of SDT’s most successful Sales Reps, Michael has demonstrated detailed knowledge of Memory IP marketplace. His experience in running Sales for IP/EDA centric companies will help grow our existing business and expand into new products on our aggressive road map.”

About Spectral Design & Test, Inc.

Spectral is a point solution provider specialized in embedded memory development. Our products address the needs of library developers & SOC designers. MemoryCanvas™, our flagship memory development product, offers an ease of use and productivity level unmatched in the industry. MemoryTime™ enables designers to model, analyze, characterize and generate integration views for any embedded memory. Spectral also offers intellectual property (IP) in the form of specialized embedded memories as part of their MemoryIP™ offering. Spectral currently supports customers in several different markets namely medical, IoT, 5-G infrastructure and many others. For more information, visit http://www.spectral-dt.com or email us at sales@spectral-dt.com.

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