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Glenn Woppman - President, CEO
and Chairman of the Board

Glenn serves customers by making sure that everyone at ASSET continually strives to increase customer satisfaction. He is in charge of new initiatives, and stays close to the market by spending the majority of his time with customers, prospects, and the people working closest with them. Glenn led the ASSET business at Texas Instruments before spinning ASSET out of TI in 1995. The original ASSET focus was boundary scan test and Glenn led the company through its expansion and transition to a leader in embedded instrumentation. He holds an MBA from SMU and a BSIE from the University of South Florida.

 

 

Tim Caffee - Vice President
Design Validation & Test

Tim Caffee obtained dual degrees, B.S degree in Mathematics and a B.S degree in Computer Science, at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia. He is one of the founders at ASSET InterTech, Inc. He has spent the last 21 years working with ASSET’s boundary-scan tools based on IEEE 1149.1 technology. His current focus is to expand ASSET’s core products to add support for silicon instruments to be used in the area of Design Validation & Test. Prior to ASSET, he spent several years at Texas Instruments and held numerous positions in the Defense Group. His office is located in Richardson, Texas.


 

Larry Traylor - Vice President
Software Debug and Trace

Larry Traylor co-founded Arium Corporation in 1977.  Larry served as president, CEO, and chairman of the board of Arium.  He was instrumental in driving the vision for product creation. This company designed and produced hardware based program debug and code trace tools.  In 2013, Larry joined ASSET InterTech when that company acquired Arium. He spent his youth in Claremont California with formal education that included a BSEE from Cal-Poly Pomona. When not working, Larry enjoys boating and music.

Gerry Morgan - Vice President,
Product Development

Gerry serves customers by bringing his many years of hardware and software development expertise to help us accelerate our product development. Gerry worked at Fairchild Semiconductor; for 19 years at test equipment companies, including GenRad® where he led development projects (including the Encompass software that runs on the GENEVA Test System); and recently at Brooks Automation. He holds an MBA from Northeastern University, and a BS and ME in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maine.

 

 

 

Alan Sguigna - Vice President of Sales

Mr. Sguigna has more than 20 years of experience in senior-level general management, marketing, engineering, sales, manufacturing, finance and customer service positions. Before joining ASSET, he worked in the telecom industry. He has had profit and loss responsibility for a $150 million division of Spirent Communications, a supplier of test products and services. Prior to his tenure with Spirent, Mr. Sguigna also served in business development positions with Nortel Networks, overseeing the growth of its voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) products.

 

 

 

 

Arden Bjerkeli - Director of Customer Experience and Information Infrastructure

As Director of Customer Experience and Information Infrastructure, Arden provides the staffing, processes, tools and infrastructure that connect customers to expertise and information they may need to maximize success using ScanWorks products. Arden's entire career has been dedicated to the test engineering profession. Prior to joining ASSET, he held director, manager, and engineering positions in the computer manufacturing industry, including Compaq, Zaisan and Telxon. Arden has a BSEET degree in Computer Architecture from the University of Houston, and studied business at the University of Texas.

 

 

 

Adam Ley - Chief Technologist,
Non-intrusive Board Test and JTAG

Adam ensures that ASSET’s non-intrusive board test (NBT) methodologies comprise a best-in-class solution to meet the evolving need for improved coverage of board test in the face of ongoing erosion of physical access. Pursuant to ASSET’s strong support for standards, Adam is an active participant in IEEE 1149.1, having previously served terms as working group vice chair and as standard technical editor (for the 2001 revision), as well as in nearly all related standards, to include: 1149.4, 1149.5, 1149.6, 1149.7, 1500, 1532, 1581, P1149.1.1, P1149.8.1, iNEMI boundary-scan adoption, PICMG MicroTCA, and SJTAG (system JTAG). Adam’s experience prior to ASSET spanned over a decade at Texas Instruments, Sherman TX, where he had roles in application support for TI’s boundary-scan logic products and for test and characterization of new logic families. Adam earned the BSEE degree from Oklahoma State University, Stillwater OK, in 1986.

Brent Troxel - Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer

Brent Troxel brings extensive financial and management experience to ASSET having spent over 20 years with GTE and Verizon Communications in positions of increasing responsibility. Before joining ASSET, Brent worked as the Controller for a small publicly traded company responsible for their accounting and reporting requirements. Brent is a CPA and holds a BS in Business from Indiana University and an MBA from the University of Dallas.

 

 

 

 

Al Crouch - Chief Technologist, Embedded
Instrumentation Methodologies and IJTAG

Al Crouch, Chief Technologist – Core Instruments – at ASSET InterTech, is a Senior Member of the IEEE. He was formerly chief scientist and director of research and development at Inovys Corp. of Pleasanton, Calif., and Verigy Ltd. of Cupertino, Calif. Al has served as the vice chairman of the IEEE P1687 IJTAG working group that is developing the IJTAG standard and has contributed significantly to the hardware architecture definition. Over the last 20 years, he has accumulated vast experience in chip design-for-test at both Freescale Semiconductor (formerly Motorola) and Texas Instruments. Al has filed for more than 30 patents and been granted 15. Al is the editor of the P1838 Working Group on 3D test and debug and co-chair of the iNEMI BIST group investigation defining the use of Chip-Embedded Instruments to assist with Board Test. His latest research area includes embedded instruments and structures for Security and Trust.

Board of Directors

The ASSET Board includes Glenn Woppman and the following outside directors.

Dr. Bill Drobish

Bill serves ASSET shareholders by ensuring that ASSET remains financially stable through fast and profitable growth. He has done this as a founder of his own company (Silicon Systems Inc., now a division of Texas Instruments), and as a Board
member at other successful high-tech companies (both public and private). Bill received his BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.

Mr. Anthony J. LeVecchio

Mr. LeVecchio is the president and owner of The James Group, Inc., a business support and development company in Dallas. At various times during his career, Mr. LeVecchio has acted as both an interim chief financial officer and as a financial oversight executive to assist companies with financial planning, cash management, internal controls, strategic and
operating plans, negotiated settlements and stock structures. He has served as CFO of VHA Southwest and Phillips Information Systems. He also worked for Exxon Office Systems and Xerox Corporation. He has a BA in Economics and an MBA in Finance from Rollins College.

Mr. Andy Mindlin

Andy serves ASSET shareholders by making sure that we continually improve the way we listen to customers, respond to their concerns and anticipate their needs. Andy does this by drawing on his marketing management experience at
Procter & Gamble, and his success helping other high-tech companies market new technologies. Andy graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Vanderbilt University with a BA in International Economics.

Mr. Tim Dehne

Tim Dehne has over 21 years of experience in the test, measurement, industrial, embedded and software industries, with increasing levels of executive responsibility from Vice President of Strategic Marketing to Vice President of Marketing to Vice President of Engineering to Senior Vice President of R&D for National Instruments.

Dehne has led and managed a broad array of business responsibilities and professional disciplines, from a small $15M private company to a global $824M public corporation with tight budget control, increased profitability, revenue growth, and industry-leading employee satisfaction and
retention (named 100 Best Companies for 10 consecutive years).

He has successfully developed marketing and R&D organizations on a global basis and has spearheaded the creation of significant global partner and supplier relations programs. He has also led eleven company/asset acquisitions.

Dehne holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Rice University.
 

CPU & FPGA Support

ScanWorks supports Intel®, ARM®, Freescale™,
& other CPUs; Altera® and Xilinx® FPGAs.

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