Tanner EDA Names Sales VP, In Strategic Alliance

Monrovia-based Tanner EDA, a supplier of analog and mixed-signal electronic design automation software, reported Monday evening that it has appointed a new Sales VP, and separately, that it is in a strategic alliance with a MEMS supplier. In the executive move, Tanner EDA said it has hired Hamed Emami as Vice President of Sales at the firm. Hamed joins from Magma Design Automation, and has also served at AXIOM Design Automation and Tera Systems. In a separate announcement, Tanner said it is in a strategic alliance with SoftMEMS, a developer of software used to design MEMS products. Tanner said the two are working with Tanner EDA's Indian distributor, Trident Techlabs Pvt. Ltd., to support customers in Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, and Pune. Financial details of that deal were not disclosed.