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Syntricity Adds Industry Veteran to Drive Expansion

Syntricity today announced that Ron Chaffee has joined the company as Vice President of Sales for the Western United States and Asia Pacific regions. He will be responsible for leading sales efforts at the company’s key accounts and will contribute to Syntricity’s marketing and business strategies.

“We’re excited that Ron has joined our team,” said Steven Griffith, co-founder, President and CEO of Syntricity. “As one of our initial customers he has always understood the value of our dataConductor solution in reducing the time to production and maintaining high quality products. His years of experience in working with small and large companies worldwide will allow Syntricity to significantly grow our customer base and revenue.”

“As a former customer, I know that dataConductor is the most comprehensive semiconductor lifecycle management platform in the industry,” said Ron. “I’ve experienced how dataConductor shortens the time it takes to get products to market and realize revenue and I look forward to working with Steven and the Syntricity team as we drive new business and expand market share both domestically and internationally.”

Ron has over 30 years of experience in engineering, management, sales and business development. He served as CEO and President at a number of technology startup companies after being the Vice President of Engineering for Conexant Systems Broadband Media Business Unit. While at Conexant he managed over 400 R&D employees in 7 design centers worldwide. Prior to Conexant Ron was the Director of Product and Test Engineering at Brooktree Corporation, where he deployed dataConductor. Ron has a degree in Electrical Engineering from The Ohio State University and has extensive experience in product development and international business.

About Syntricity, Inc.

Syntricity is the pioneer in web-based, enterprise yield management in the semiconductor industry. Founded in 1997, its software is used by leading semiconductor companies, test vendors and wafer foundries to gather, manage and analyze data from facilities around the world to improve yield, reduce product development cycles, make better forecasts and increase profits. A privately-held company, Syntricity is headquartered in San Diego, California. For more information, send e-mail to [email protected], visit, or call 858 552-4485.

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