"Robert Bedichek's depth of experience in advanced simulation technology, coupled with his strong management background, is an outstanding addition to our world class engineering team. Robert will lead the growth of our R&D efforts and enhance our ability to bring our growing family of virtual system prototyping solutions rapidly to our world wide markets," stated Alain Labat, VaST president and CEO. "Rob has an extraordinary background in simulation technology, work that he has pursued throughout his career including while at MIT and later in his role as an innovator and manager for Advanced Micro Devices" commented Graham Hellestrand, VaST founder and CTO. "We are excited to have Rob as part of the VaST team."
Bedichek has over 20 years of software, hardware and architectural design experience. Prior to joining VaST Systems, he was an Advanced Micro Devices Fellow and head of the SimNowTM platform simulator group. Bedichek was previously with Transmeta Corporation as director of software products and Intel Corporation as computer architect and senior software engineer.
Bedichek holds a PhD in Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington, a Masters and BA in Computer Science from Cornell University
VaST Systems Technology Corporation provides tools and models for embedded system design automation. VaST's solutions enable architectural exploration and optimization, allowing users to create a virtual system prototype in software that becomes the golden reference model for the true concurrent development of hardware and software. VaST's solutions deliver both high speed and cycle accuracy under actual real-time software loads. VaST's products dramatically improve time to market and quality, and reduce development costs and risk.
Current customers include worldwide leaders in semiconductors, automotive electronics, wireless devices, and consumer electronics. VaST is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California with sales and support offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.vastsystems.com.
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