VaST Systems Appoints Isao Yumoto as New GM

VaST Systems, the technology leader in embedded design, announced the appointment of Isao Yumoto as General Manager, VaST Japan KK, reporting directly to VaST CEO, Alain Labat. Mr. Yumoto brings over 30 years experience in engineering, marketing and sales of embedded systems, electronic systems and automotive electronics.

Mr. Yumoto served 25 years in sales and marketing positions with IBM Japan focused primarily on the automotive and electronic systems market segments. Following IBM he established successful Japanese sales offices for US and Canadian software ventures in embedded and wireless technology areas including ISI, Pixo and Zucott Wireless. Most recently he was President of ENCIRQ KK an embedded data base company.

“I am delighted with the scope of Yumoto-san’s experience in the embedded systems and automotive markets. He has developed strong customer and industry relationships that will help to propel our rapidly growing presence in the Japanese market,” commented Alain Labat, VaST President and CEO.

Mr.Yumoto’s responsibilities include direct management of the VaST Japan KK office, support of VaST’s Japanese customers and its long time Japanese distributor Gaia Systems.

“I am excited about participating in the revolutionary changes VaST is bringing to the market in the form of high speed virtual system prototyping of embedded systems. I look forward to delivering these software tools and methodology to our Japanese customers in the consumer electronics, wireless device, and automotive sectors,” said Yumoto.

About VaST
VaST Systems Technology Corporation solutions enable the creation of a virtual system prototype—a cycle-accurate software model of a system that operates at near real-time speeds under actual software loads. VaST’s solutions are OSCI SystemC-compliant and are used for architecture, hardware and software design. VaST solutions dramatically improve time to market and quality while reducing development costs and risk. Current customers include worldwide leaders in semiconductors, automotive electronics, wireless devices, and consumer electronics. VaST is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California with sales and support offices worldwide.