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EDA Veteran Michael Munsey Joins Methodics as VP of Strategic Accounts and Business Development

San Francisco, CA May 3, 2016 – Methodics Inc, a leader in IP and data management and storage optimization and workspace acceleration solutions for complex System-on-Chip designs, is pleased to announce and welcome Michael Munsey as Vice President of Strategic Accounts and Business Development.  Michael will be responsible for developing new business opportunities and establishing win-win relationships with key strategic customers and partners.

“We are very excited to welcome Michael to Methodics. Michael’s experience at creating loyal satisfied customers, growing sales, and generating revenue in new markets is core to the strategic direction of Methodics,” said Jerry Brocklehurst, Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing.  “Michael will be focused on growing business within our core semiconductor market as well as an expansion into key vertical markets that include our new WarpStor NAS optimization and workspace accelerator product. Michael’s strong winning attitude and personality are assets that will complement and enhance Methodics’ ability to meet the needs of our customers as we continue to provide quality, innovative products to the marketplace.”

Prior to joining Methodics, Michael was Senior Director of Strategy and Product Marketing for semiconductors, software life cycle management, and IoT at Dassault Systemes.  Along with strategic initiatives, he was responsible for business development, partnerships, and cross-industry initiatives such as automotive electronics, and M&A in the above areas.

Michael began his career with IBM as an ASIC designer and, over the past 25 years in the EDA and semiconductor industries, has held various senior and executive-level positions in marketing, sales, and business development.  He was a member of the founding teams for two EDA companies, and also worked for established companies including Cadence, VIEWLogic, and Tanner EDA.  Michael received his BSEE from Tufts University and his Masters in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University.