Prior to joining Atrenta, Mr. Rizzo was the President and CEO of Informative, a leading marketing automation software company. He has held Vice President of Marketing positions at Oracle, Tripath, Momenta, and Weitek, and was a key member of the marketing organizations of Apple and Intel. He holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University.
"As Atrenta adds new and innovative solutions to its product line to penetrate new market areas, it needs a high-caliber and experienced marketing leader to carry that momentum to its next phase," said Ajoy Bose, Atrenta Chairman, President and CEO. "John is a veteran of some of high tech's most successful start-ups and established companies and can help to grow Atrenta through its expansion stage and beyond."
"I'm very excited to join the firm," said John Rizzo, Atrenta's VP of Marketing. "Atrenta is poised to dominate the predictive analysis and verification markets and I look forward to helping the company reach its next stage and fully realize its long-term potential as the leading provider of Electronic Design Automation technologies."
Atrenta delivers predictive analysis and verification solutions to the world's leading electronics companies, including eight of the top ten semiconductor companies. Its pioneering PeriScope and SpyGlass solutions accelerate the design of SoCs, ASICs, and FPGAs by detecting complex chip design problems that are not easily identified with conventional verification methods. Atrenta's products have been recognized through several distinguished awards, including EDN magazine's Top 100 products and "LSI Design of the Year" award by Japan's Semiconductor Industry News. Most recently, Atrenta's constraints product was named as an EDN Innovation Awards finalist for 2004. Atrenta was also chosen by Venture Reporter as one of the top 100 venture-backed companies, and named by AlwaysOn as one of the Top 100 private companies.
Atrenta, with headquarters in San Jose, California, employs over 150 people worldwide. It has European offices in England and France, a research and development center in India, and sales and support distributors in Europe, India, Israel, Japan, Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan. For further information, visit the Atrenta website at www.atrenta.com, email email@example.com, or call 408-453-3333.
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