12/20/2002 - Tektronix, Inc. (NYSE: TEK), a leading innovator of test, measurement and monitoring equipment, has added Jack Hurt to the respected group of Tektronix Fellows.
The title of Tektronix Fellow is reserved for Tektronix' most effective and well-respected leaders in strategically important technologies. They are recognized by the industry, their peers, and customers as authorities in their field. The Fellow is the highest level in the engineering job structure and is responsible for the advancement of critical core technologies.
For more than two decades, Mr. Hurt has been Tektronix' "go-to" expert in design automation solutions. He has been a key enabler for ASIC success and for advanced bipolar, CMOS and FPGA technology. He led the team that brought IBM Silicon Germanium technology into Tektronix' products paving the way for faster, more powerful test equipment. Mr. Hurt's strong relationship with IBM was critical to the success of the award-winning TDS7404 oscilloscope, TDS6604 oscilloscope and TLA700 logic analyzer.
"Jack has defined and executed key design automation and semiconductor technology strategies - strategies that were and are pivotal underpinnings to Tektronix' success in the marketplace. As a mentor, innovator and strategic contributor, Jack exemplifies the qualities of a Tektronix Fellow," stated Dave Brown, Vice President, Central Engineering.
Mr. Hurt has been with Tektronix for 29 years and is currently the Director of Foundry Relations and Manager, Microelectronics Mixed-Signal Design Automation. He holds a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Oregon State University. Mr. Hurt was most recently recognized by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at OSU as its "Industrial Collaborator of the Year" in 2001. In addition, he is on the ECE advisory board and worked with OSU to create the TekBots program where students build robots over the course of their college career.
Tektronix, Inc. is a test, measurement, and monitoring company providing measurement solutions to the communications, computer, and semiconductor industries worldwide. With more than 55 years of experience, Tektronix enables its customers to design, build, deploy, and manage next-generation global communications networks and advanced technologies. Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Tektronix has operations in more than 20 countries worldwide. Tektronix' Web address is www.tektronix.com.
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