Luc Burgun invests and joins HTTV board

December 10, 2013 08.38 Europe/London By Robert Briel

Luc Burgun has invested in HTTV and has accepted its offer to serve as a non-executive director in its board of directors.

Burgun is a successful executive and entrepreneur who joined Synopsys as vice president of engineering after Synopsys acquired Emulation and Verification Engineering (EVE) in 2012. Burgun co-founded EVE in 2000 and was the company’s president and CEO.

“We are very pleased to welcome Luc to our Board of Director,” said Bernard Dupin, president of HTTV group.

“We are impressed by his entrepreneurship in making EVE a success story and well-known reference in the industry. Furthermore, we are thrilled by the investment he made in HTTV. It shows his trust in our company. We look forward to developing an active collaboration with him and growing HTTV into a worldwide organization.”

Luc Burgun is currently heading a private investment fund targeting innovative hardware and software companies in France.

“I believe HTTV has exceptional potential for success in the industry,” stated Luc Burgun.

“I’m impressed by the quality of its management team, its unique product offerings, and its compelling positioning of the HbbTV standard. I am delighted to join such a company at this stage.”

“We are proud to share with Luc this new challenge and excited to reproduce the same success achieved with EVE recently. It’s a great momentum for HTTV” says Nicolas Meunier, Director of Investments in the CM-CIC Capital Privé.