Opens Office in Munich; Names Benjamin S. Franklin European General Manager
In addition, the company announced that EDA industry veteran Ben Franklin has joined Sigrity as European General Manager with responsibility for overseeing European operations. Franklin brings more than 20 years of experience to this new position, having previously served as CEO of EDAconnect.com, general manager at Cooper & Chyan Technology, and president of CAD Connections International. He has 12 patents and holds BSEE and MSEE degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as well as an MBA from the Harvard Business School. EFM Consulting, which has been serving as Sigrity's representative in Europe for the past several years, will continue to provide technical support for Sigrity's European customers.
According to Sigrity's president, Dr. Jiayuan Fang, "Sigrity is the only company that analyzes the entire power delivery system - from chip to package to board - and provides a unified platform for package physical design and analysis, helping companies avoid failures and respins. We are especially pleased to serve companies in Europe with a local company presence, demonstrating our commitment to enhancing the quality and performance of their packages, chips and boards."
Headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., Sigrity maintains offices in Marlborough, Massachusetts; Austin, Texas; Rochester, N.Y.; Taipei, Taiwan; and Shanghai, China. The Munich office is located at Humboldtstrasse 12, 86509 Aschheim/Dornach, Germany.
Sigrity, Inc., a privately held U.S. company incorporated in 1998, delivers advanced software solutions for package physical design and for analyzing power and signal integrity in chips, packages and printed circuit boards. Sigrity's patented electrical analysis methodologies run orders of magnitude faster than general-purpose electromagnetic tools, helping leading companies in the semiconductor, computer, graphics, communications and networking industries ensure high performance and reduce time to market. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., with direct sales and global distribution through worldwide representatives. For more information about how to ensure operational designs by using Sigrity's package physical design and power and signal integrity analysis solutions, please visit: http://www.sigrity.com.
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