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Jim Anderson, President and CEO of Lattice Semiconductors

Jim Anderson,

President and CEO,

Lattice Semiconductors

Jim Anderson, President and CEO of Lattice Semiconductors

Jim Anderson serves as the president and CEO of Lattice Semiconductors, an Oregon-based manufacturer of programmable logic devices. The company also offers video connectivity application-specific standard products and millimeter wave semiconductor devices.

Lattice said its end customers consist of original equipment manufacturers in the communications, computing, mobile, consumer, industrial and automotive markets.

The company recently announced that its field-programmable gate array design tools have been included in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Toolbox technology transfer initiative.

Since joining the company in September 2018, Anderson has focused Lattice’s efforts on low-power programmable solutions. Lattice said that Anderson accelerated its journey towards achieving record profitability.

He is a member of the board of directors of edge-to-cloud company Sierra Wireless, the board of directors of the Semiconductor Industry Association, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan Americas executive board and the dean’s advisory board for the University of Minnesota’s College of Science and Engineering.

Before becoming part of Lattice, Anderson served as general manager and senior vice president at AMD’s computing and graphics business unit.

He also held roles in general management, engineering, sales, marketing and corporate strategy at Intel, Broadcom and LSI, among other companies. Anderson served as a consultant for Qualcomm’s wireless business solutions group early in his career, according to his LinkedIn profile.

Anderson earned a Master of Business Administration degree and a master’s degree in electrical engineering and computer science from MIT.

He also holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Minnesota.

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