Longmont, CO (PRWEB) November 29, 2005
Kozio, Inc., a leading provider of embedded software for system-level hardware testing, has named Allan Arendt as its director of sales. Arendt has nearly 20 years of experience in consultative sales for software and hardware companies.
“We’re pleased to have found someone who has such strong sales experience, as well as such a solid understanding of technology,” stated Kozio President Joseph Skazinski. “His work selling technical solutions to solve business problems, and specifically his work related to embedded software and development tools, is a great fit for us and our clients.”
The director of sales position at Kozio is designed to help the company strengthen its market position in the embedded software arena, reinforce its current sales force and foster new relationships with processor board vendors and OEMs in the U.S., Asia and Europe. Arendt will report to Joseph Skazinski, Kozio’s co-founder, president and CEO.
“I’m eager to help Kozio continue its established record of success,” notes Arendt. “The company’s software technology is already proven to streamline testing and production of computer-based motherboards, and I look forward to helping new companies benefit from Kozio’s innovative approach.”
Arendt’s experience includes work as an independent manufacturers’ representative, a sales trainer, consultant and sales manager. He’s been recognized throughout his career for his skills and abilities in sales, and has successfully opened local and regional offices and broken new ground selling into new territories and markets. Arendt holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in engineering from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois.
Kozio provides electronic product designers and manufacturers with software customized to perform on their processor board. This service includes the creation of software test algorithms providing comprehensive or near-comprehensive test coverage of various hardware components on a processor board. A detailed test-coverage document is delivered with the software.
Kozio software is offered in several variations, along with supporting services:
-Manufacturing Test Software kMfgTest
-Board Bring-up Diagnostics kDiagnostics
-Power-On Self Test Software kPOST
In addition, Kozio also offers a free evaluation of its kDiagnostics software for board bring-up diagnostics for use on supported processor reference platforms from industry-leading semiconductor providers and product solutions companies.
About Kozio, Inc.
Kozio, Inc. develops software solutions that verify design and validate hardware for embedded single-board computer systems used in products such as ADSL gateways, wireless access points, network routers, voice solutions, security and test equipment, and aerospace systems. Kozio’s products provide comprehensive test solutions, including diagnostics for board bring-up, automated manufacturing test, and built-in self-test software for manufactured products. Kozio’s customers design, develop and manufacture boards used in computer-based electronic systems for the aerospace, networking, defense, test and wireless industries. Kozio has formed alliances with top-tier processor companies, including AMCC, Intel, IBM and Freescale. Kozio products ease many embedded systems development challenges, from design through manufacturing and support, saving customers time and money. The company is privately held and based in Longmont, Colorado. For more information, visit http://www.kozio.com.
Kozio and kDiagnostics is a registered trademark of Kozio, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
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