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SAN FRANCISCO – Tempo Automation has appointed semiconductor executive Joy Weiss president and CEO.

Weiss was one of Tempo’s earliest investors and its first outside advisor, serving on the EMS company's board since December 2015.

Tempo founding CEO Jeff McAlvay becomes the company's chief process officer.

Weiss comes to Tempo from Analog Devices, where she served as vice president responsible for the data center and IoT businesses. She served as CEO of Dust Networks, which was acquired by Linear Technology, and as CEO at Inviso. She began her career at Nortel Networks, where she rose to the position of president and GM of the Network Management division.

“We are excited to have someone of Joy’s caliber and experience at the helm to lead Tempo into the future,” said Zavain Dar, Tempo board member and partner at Lux Capital. “Tempo Automation is reinventing the way companies in aerospace, medical technology, industrial technology, and other industries develop and bring new products to market. As a member of Tempo’s board of directors for the past four years, she has a keen understanding of our products and markets and brings a strategic vision for our growth.”

“I am honored and excited to lead Tempo as we continue to enable a major acceleration in the pace of hardware innovation,” said Weiss. “Having led hardware-centric companies before, I know how valuable Tempo’s software and manufacturing innovation is to our customers, and that our services address a large and underserved problem.”

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