LONDON – Malcolm Penn, founder, CEO and lead analyst with Future Horizons has joined the board of directors of mixed-signal test tools and services supplier ATEEDA Ltd.
ATEEDA (Edinburgh, Scotland), formed in 2006, has developed software that allows analog circuits to be tested on digital testers, enabling manufacturers to save time and money.
Penn, Europe's leading analyst focused on the semiconductor industry, has also been responsible for consensus building and information dissemination through the annual forums he organizes attended by C-level executives.
"We have already benefited from Malcolm’s insights over several years and we are very pleased to have him join us as a non-executive director," said Colin Adams, ATEEDA's chairman, in a statement.
Penn said: "Having helped ATEEDA identify this significant market opportunity some years ago, it is fabulous to see it all come to fruition. I have always been impressed by ATEEDA's IP and with their execution in bringing this to a marketable product and look forward to supporting them in a non-executive role."
LinBIST is ATEEDA's flagship product which, with additional on-chip analog intellectual property, decimates production test costs for mixed signal devices in volume production.
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