|Ray Bulger, Co-Founder and CEO
Ray was managing director of Silicon and Software Systems (S3) for five years. He was responsible for European and Asian operations. Prior to that he was director of marketing and sales and helped diversify the company’s international customer base. He joined S3 in 1987 and set up several areas of the company’s silicon technology foundation. Previously he spent six years working in the US in Silicon Valley designing IBM mainframes and supercomputers. He holds honors engineering and maths degrees from Trinity College Dublin.
|Dave Murray, CTO
Dave was formerly founder and head of Inoru before which he held senior engineering positions in Toucan Technologies and Silicon & Software Systems. He has focusd on SoC automation for most of his career and is regarded as a leader in SoC integration/verification space. He has written and presented several papers on these topics as well as running a blog called Integration Insights. Dave has almost 20 years of industry experience and has an honours BEng degree from the University of Limerick.
|Norman Walsh, COO
Norman began his career with Silicon & Software Systems in Dublin where he worked with a number of high-profile customers on leading-edge design projects. He later took up a senior engineering and project management position with Toucan Technology, which was subsequently acquired by PMC-Sierra of Vancouver, Canada. Norman has almost 20 years experience in the IC Design industry and has been with Duolog since 2001.
|Leo Blonk, VP Engineering Development
Leo has over 20 years experience in the development and management of a wide range of software products and projects. He worked for FotoNation managing a multi-site, multi-disciplined team of engineers and researchers developing of advanced image processing software such as face detection and motion blur removal. Previous he worked at Silicon & Software Systems, Electronic Publishing and at Industrial Control Systems in the Netherlands.
|Mike Smith, Product Manager
Mike spent 5 years designing FPGA, discrete and analogue subsystems for instrumentation tape recording equipment before moving on to 5 years ASIC design of embedded ARM and DSP microcontrollers. Building on his experiences at board and chip level, design and integration, he joined a start-up EDA company that was one of the first to offer commercial design meta-data management and auto generation products. Finally he moved to Duolog where he is currently responsible for Socrates product management.
|Simon Rance, VP Product Marketing
Simon has more than 15 years of experience in the Semiconductor and EDA industries. He held various marketing, business development and sales management positions at Atrenta, Duolog and Beach Solutions. Simon began his career at Nortel Networks and later took up positions at General Electric. Simon holds an honors Bachelor of Science degree in Astrophysics from Cardiff University, and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Cardiff University.
|Fearghal Hannaway, VP Sales, Verification Services
Fearghal has almost twenty years experience working in the semiconductor industry. Prior to Duolog, he worked in Sales and Applications roles in Silicon & Software Systems in Ireland and US. Previously he spent over 8 years in Texas Instruments in various Design, Applications and Program Management roles in UK, Sweden and France. He holds an honours BEng degree from Queens University, Belfast.
|Brian Clinton, VP Worldwide Product and Customer Support
Brian has worked for almost 20 years in the semiconductor and EDA industries. He has worked for NEC in Japan, TI in France and Parthus/Ceva Technologies. He has authored numerous conference papers and has been granted US patents. Brian holds bachelor’s degrees in mathematics and electronic engineering, a master’s degree in electronic engineering from Trinity College Dublin and an MBA from Dundalk Institute of Technology.
|Cesar Matias, General Manager, Integration Services
Cesar has over 12 years of industry experience having worked in many different positions from IC design and verification to project management and sales. In 2007 he was a consultant at NXP in The Netherlands, where he drove a company wide change management project within the IP Quality Improvement Program. Previously he worked for National Semiconductor in Finland and Chipidea in Portugal in various design and verification roles. He holds an honours engineering degree from The University of Manchester, UK.
|Niamh Reidy, Financial Controller
Niamh started her career with Allied Irish Banks. From there, she moved to California where she worked for Thomas A. Roberts, Inc., Consulting Engineers. Niamh was responsible for all financial matters during a period of rapid expansion, when the company grew from 4 to 48 employees. Niamh later returned to Ireland and was part of the founding team of Duolog Technologies in 1999. Niamh brings over 25 years of financial experience to the table.
Dan Flinter, Chairman
Dan is the former CEO of Enterprise Ireland and in that capacity gained extensive experience in the business development of many high-tech companies. He is a non executive director of Project Management Holdings, a member of the Advisory Board of National Irish Bank, a non executive director of Danica Life and Chairman of the Governing Authority of NUIM. He also holds a number of other positions and has masters degree in economics from University College Dublin.
Ray Bulger, Co-founder and CEO
Ray was Managing Director of Silicon and Software Systems (S3) for five years. He was responsible for European and Asian operations. Prior to that he was director of marketing and sales and helped diversify the company’s international customer base. He joined S3 in 1987 and set up several areas of the company’s silicon technology foundation. Previously he spent six years working in the US in Silicon Valley designing IBM mainframes and supercomputers. He holds honors engineering and maths degrees from Trinity College Dublin.
Mark O’Donovan, Co-founder and Non-executive Director
Mark is a Director in Raglan Capital. Previously he worked in Goodbody Corporate Finance. Mark was a founder director of Munich-based technology company, Partners in Europe, which he helped to build from zero to sales of $64 million. He previously worked with Siemens in Munich where he headed the company’s strategic account management team. He is an engineering graduate of Trinity College Dublin and holds an MBA in International Business from the University of Limerick.
Dr Jim Mountjoy, Non-executive Director
Jim is a well-known and respected figure in the international software industry. Best known for founding Irish software firm Euristix, he was also a co-founder of Baltimore Technologies. As an innovative supplier of advanced network management solutions, Euristix, under Jim’s leadership, became a market leader with a customer list including such blue chip companies as Cisco, Tellabs, Motorola, Alcatel, IBM and HP. Jim now brings his experience to a number of non-executive roles with high-tech companies.
Rory Hynes, Non-executive Director
Rory is an Investment Executive with Enterprise Equity Venture Capital Group. He has wide experience in relation to the funding and development of technology companies. Prior to joining Enterprise Equity he was with Údarás na Gaeltachta where he contributed to the development of many indigenous companies as well as negotiating successful inward investment projects from North America, Europe and the Far East. In his earlier career he was a senior Civil Servant and holds awards in Public Administration from UCD and the Institute of Public Administration.