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BaySand Expands Its Board of Directors With Senior Executive With Extensive Management and Operation Experience

John H. Kispert Joins Baysand's Board Enhancing the Board Capabilities in Finance, Management and Operation

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - September 22, 2016) - BaySand, the leader in application configurable ASICs, announced today the addition of well-known senior executive in the electronic and semiconductors industry to its Board of Directors.

"We are pleased to have John join BaySand's board and bring with him his knowledge and experience in finance management and innovation," said Salah Werfelli, BaySand's founder and CEO. "John has a proven track record at executive position from finance, operation, up to being the CEO of Spansion where he led the company turnaround by successfully refocusing the company strategy for growth. We are looking forward getting him involved in guiding BaySand to its next level."

John currently serves as Managing Partner of Black Diamond Ventures, LLC. He served and held executive positions at public companies such as Chief Executive Officer and President of Spansion Inc., and President and Chief Operating Officer of KLA-Tencor Corporation. John has been a Director of several security and networking companies like Barracuda Networks, TriNet Group, Gigamon, Extreme Networks, Tela Innovations and others. He received an M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles and a B.A. Degree in Political Science from Grinnell College.

About BaySand

BaySand is the leader in Application Configurable ASICs targeting short time to market and cost effective ASIC solutions. With its unique and patented Metal Configurable Standard Cell (MCSC) technology and Field Configurable DSP architecture (fcDSP), the company provides ASIC designers with world class solutions featuring:

  • Low NRE
  • Short time to market
  • Lowest Power
  • Low unit cost
  • Best performance
  • Programmability and flexibility

BaySand is fabless, privately held and based in the Silicon Valley, San Jose CA.

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