Syntest Adds Key Execs to Its Business Development Staff;
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb 8, 2001 (BUSINESS WIRE) - SynTest Technologies, Inc., an EDA company and supplier of DFT tools for IC designers and foundries, announced today that it has appointed Dr. Ravi Apte as its vice president of strategy and business development and that Nayan Pradhan has joined as senior account manager. These positions report to L.-T Wang, SynTest's president and CEO.
improve an electronic design's testability and fault coverage and result
"The new appointments are necessary to support the needs of our key accounts and strategic partnerships throughout the world," noted Dr. L.-T. Wang. "Our mission to reduce the cost of test requires that we work closely with our partners--semiconductor companies with and without fabs,test equipment and EDA tool suppliers as well as our DFT service customers."
Wang added, "Both Ravi and Nayan have valuable experience working with the semiconductor and systems companies we have as partners and customers.
" Before joining SynTest,
Dr. Ravi Apte, managed engineering teams at chip-design and engineering houses, and was
an Engineering Group Director at Cadence Design Systems (NYSE:CDN). He
also held various engineering management positions at Hewlett-Packard
Co. (NYSE:HWP). He has been involved with the EDA and test industry for
over 25 years and holds a B.Tech. (EE) from IIT, Bombay and a Ph.D. from
SMU (Dallas, Texas).
Prior to joining
SynTest, Nayan Pradhan was responsible for setting up US operations for
Inc., develops and markets DFT, logic and memory BIST synthesis,
DFT: Design for Test
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