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Former NetLogic CEO and Broadcom Executive, Ron Jankov, Joins eASIC Board of Directors

eASIC Corporation, a leading provider of Single Mask Adaptable ASIC™ devices today announced the appointment of Ron Jankov to the company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Jankov was recently Senior Vice President and General Manager of Processors and Wireless Infrastructure at Broadcom Corporation. Prior to Broadcom, Mr. Jankov was the president and CEO of NetLogic Microsystems Inc, where he led the company from its pre-revenue stage to an IPO (initial public offering) and later sold to Broadcom Corporation for $3.7 billion.

"Ron’s demonstrated ability to successfully build and grow companies makes him a tremendous addition to our board of directors,” said Ronnie Vasishta, president and CEO at eASIC Corporation. “His ability to innovate in both technology and business will be extremely valuable as we build on our market expansion and aggressive growth ramp.”

"I am extremely impressed with the class of customers that have adopted the innovative eASIC technology,” said Ron Jankov. “eASIC is indeed revolutionizing the custom silicon industry with its unique Single Mask Adaptable ASIC technology and I look forward to helping eASIC take full advantage of this exciting and unique opportunity.”

Previously, Mr. Jankov also served as the vice president of sales at NeoMagic Corporation and also the general manager of the multimedia division. In 1990, Mr. Jankov founded Accell Corporation, which was later acquired by Cyrix.

About eASIC

eASIC is a fabless semiconductor company offering breakthrough Single Mask Adaptable ASIC devices aimed at dramatically reducing the overall cost and time-to-production of customized semiconductor devices. Low-cost, high-performance and fast-turn ASIC and System-on-Chip designs are enabled through patented technology utilizing Via-layer customizable routing. This innovative fabric allows eASIC to offer a new generation of ASICs with significantly lower up-front costs than traditional ASICs. Privately held eASIC Corporation is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. Investors include Khosla Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers (KPCB), Crescendo Ventures, Seagate Technology and Evergreen Partners. For more information on eASIC please visit www.easic.com.

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