May 2016

Valydate Expands Executive Team with New Vice President of Business Development

Industry Veteran To Drive Customer Acquisition For Rapidly Growing ValydateVERA™

Ottawa, Canada – May 12, 2016 – Valydate Inc., the leader in Schematic, Signal and Power Integrity analysis, today announced it has appointed Peter Connolly as the company’s Vice President of Business Development. Mr. Connolly will be responsible for identifying new sources of growth and customer acquisition for Valydate’s new highly acclaimed schematic reviewer, ValydateVERA™ (VERA). VERA delivers time and cost savings, helping designers to streamline design cycles, eliminate respins, and increase electronic design quality.

“Peter’s addition to our leadership team complements the strong management and business development capabilities we have at Valydate,” said Michael Alam, CEO of Valydate. “His wealth of experience will serve us well as we look to create a new and exciting future for Valydate.” Alam added, “Peter is well known in the industry and his significant experience across various markets and unique perspective will enable us to realize our full potential with VERA.”

An industry veteran with over 30 years of business, operations and sales experience working with high tech companies, Mr. Connolly brings substantial experience in business development, strategic partnerships, licensing, and collaborations with a focus on client and partner engagement.

Prior to joining Valydate, Mr. Connolly was Vice President of Business Development at Fidus Systems since 2002. His role included setting the strategic and tactical direction of sales and attaining growth objectives in various markets for engineering design services. His other former roles include VP of Operations, product line management, procurement and software engineering with companies such as, Cemtech and GMSI (Gandalf Mobile Systems Inc).

“I am excited to join Valydate at such an important time for the company,” stated Mr. Connolly. “It’s a great opportunity to join a company that looks for bold ways to improve critical path activities such as schematic design. I look forward to offering great value with VERA for customers and partners.”

About ValydateVERA™

Launched in 2015, ValydateVERA™ is a powerful design analysis and verification tool that saves design teams hundreds of hours of visual inspection and lab debug time by automating 100+ proprietary checks for each net within a schematic. Fully inspecting schematics using pre-defined checks and an extensive intelligent model component library, VERA is the most cost effective method to fully review schematic design.

VERA is available now for purchase or licensing opportunities. For more information on VERA and pricing or licensing, please visit

About Valydate

Valydate Inc. is a leading Schematic, Signal and Power Integrity analysis company that offers an innovative and automated approach to schematic review and validation. The Company’s patented verification engine provides automated inspection and review beyond human ability. As schematics become increasingly complex, proper test and review techniques become even more important. Proven through use in hundreds of designs over 6 years, clients benefit from the elimination of design errors early in the hardware design cycle, when they have the least impact on time, quality and cost. Valydate’s clients include those in the telecom, defense and aerospace, and photonics sectors.

Founded in 2010, Valydate operates worldwide. For more information, visit

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Editorial Contact

Michael Alam