Blue Pearl Software Appoints Industry Luminary Jim Hogan To Its Advisory Board.

SANTA CLARA, California –September, 23 2020 – Blue Pearl Software Inc., today announces that it has appointed EDA luminary and venture capitalist Jim Hogan to spearhead its Advisory Board. The board provides strategic advice to the Blue Pearl management team.

Hogan has more than four decades of experience in the semiconductor industry, including senior executive positions at EDA, semiconductor intellectual property, semiconductor equipment and fabrication companies.

“We are continuously looking at how our solutions and technology can provide additional value to our ever-increasing customer base.” said Ellis Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Blue Pearl Software. “Having Jim head up our advisory board, with his extensive background and industry contacts, is instrumental to our future as we continue to evolve in this new virtual work environment. He is already bringing his industry expertise to bear.”

“Blue Pearl’s Visual Verification Suite is used for pre-silicon verification of FPGAs and SoCs by leading the US Department of Defense and aerospace, defense, government and medical equipment companies throughout the world for safety critical designs.” Said Hogan. “I believe there is ample opportunity for the technology, and I am pleased to be asked to help shape Blue Pearl’s future.”

About Blue Pearl Software

Blue Pearl Software, Inc. is a leading provider of DO-254 compatible design automation software for ASIC, FPGA and IP RTL verification. Our customers are RTL managers and developers in military, aerospace, semiconductor, medical, communications and safety critical design companies. The Visual Verification™ Suite speeds block and project level verification with advanced integrated RTL structural and formal linting, constraint generation and clock domain crossing analysis. Our usability is unmatched in the industry and can help your design team accelerate development and produce high reliability designs. The Visual Verification Suite is designed, tested and supported in the United States of America. To learn more about Blue Pearl visit

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