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VORAGO Technologies Appoints Semiconductor Veteran to Executive Team

By Business Wire News   


VORAGO Technologies, the leading provider of radiation and extreme heat-hardened embedded systems technology, today announced it has appointed Kevin Klein as its Vice President and General Manager of Products and Licensing. Klein will drive VORAGO’s strategy to provide customers with off-the-shelf semiconductor products, as well as the ability to license its patented HARDSIL® technology. In addition, he will lead the company’s product management, product marketing, and technical marketing activities.

“Bringing Kevin on board is a key step toward realizing VORAGO’s dual-pronged strategy of delivering cutting-edge products and the ability to license HARDSIL, the secret sauce behind our extreme temperature and radiation hardening solutions,” said Bernd Lienhard, chief executive officer of VORAGO Technologies. “His expansive knowledge of product management and licensing will help us broaden our reach, and provide customers with the choice of using VORAGO semiconductor products in their applications or licensing our technology to create their own hardened products.”

With over 30 years in the Semiconductor field, Klein’s diverse experience ranges from engineering and R&D through product development, to marketing, licensing and finance. Kevin most recently held senior positions at Freescale Semiconductor, driving financial analysis of the company’s product portfolio, its IP licensing and strategy, and its microcontroller portfolio.

About VORAGO Technologies

VORAGO Technologies, previously known as Silicon Space Technology, is a privately held, fabless semiconductor company based in Austin, TX with patented and proven solutions that remove the limitations of both radiation and heat-related failures inherent in traditional technology. VORAGO’s patented HARDSIL® technology can be integrated into the standard silicon manufacturing process to enable components to withstand the most extreme conditions, including temperatures beyond 200°C, while providing exceptional longevity. VORAGO’s microcontroller products are based on HARDSIL and are well suited for automotive, industrial, military / aerospace and networking applications. VORAGO Technologies opens up a new envelope of possibilities for your designs, no matter how hostile the environment.

VORAGO Technologies
Kathleen Deal, 512-633-7992


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