PARIS FPGA verification and debug software vendor GateRocket Inc. announced veteran EDA investor Jim Hogan has joined its advisory board.
Hogan is currently managing partner of Vista Ventures LLC and an active consultant to public and private technology companies. Prior to Vista, he was general partner at Telos Venture Partners, and senior vice president of business development at Artisan Components.
"GateRocket's approach to FPGA design is positioned exactly where the market is going in terms of the complexity and performance needs of the fast-moving FPGA market," stated Hogan. "They have a game-changing technology to serve a large and growing market."
In parallel, GateRocket (Bedford, Mass.) announced it has appointed Jim Wagner as sales director.
Wagner has 25 years of EDA industry experience. He was in charge of top-tier accounts with GenRad, Cadence, Viewlogic/Innoveda, Mentor Graphics, Sigrity, and Valor Computerized Systems.
GateRocket has recently unveiled the latest version of its RocketVision debugging software, introducing capabilities that are said to allow designers to select individual design blocks to run in their simulator or GateRocket's RocketDrive hardware verification system.