Online information source for semiconductor professionals

Altera technology VP joins GLOBALFOUNDRIES

11 May 2009 | By Mark Osborne | Going Places

Popular articles

Oberai discusses Magma’s move into solar PV yield management space - 29 August 2008

‚??Velocity‚?? the new buzzword in Intel‚??s PQS annual awards - 12 April 2012

Applied Materials adds Jim Rogers to Board of Directors - 29 April 2008

TSMC honors suppliers at annual Supply Chain Management Forum - 03 December 2008

Sematech Litho Forum: Sematech mulling multi-beam mask writer effort - 12 May 2010

Curtis “Mojy” ChianFormer Vice President of Technology Development at fabless semiconductor firm, Altera Corporation, Curtis “Mojy” Chian has been appointed Head of Design Enablement at GLOBALFOUNDRIES. Chian will be responsible for customers have the necessary design infrastructure at the newly formed foundry and will based in Sunnyvale, California.

“As we continue the transformation to a leading-edge foundry, design enablement will be one of the most critical functions to support the acquisition of new customers,” said Doug Grose, chief executive officer of GLOBALFOUNDRIES. “Mojy brings the right combination of technical know-how and leadership experience to oversee our design enablement team, which is charged with ensuring that our customers’ designs can be produced in high volume on leading-edge technology, while ensuring the fastest possible time-to-market.”

“Over the course of 2009, we will take steps to build out the design enablement team as we prepare to accept third-party designs later this year,” noted Chian.

At Altera Corporation, Chian managed all development, infrastructure, and manufacturing aspects of silicon process technologies. While overseeing a global team of engineers in San Jose, Malaysia, and Taiwan, he also served as TSMC’s technology ambassador to Altera customers. Prior to Altera, Chian was senior vice president of core technology and analog engineering at Mindspeed Technologies.

Chian holds bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in electrical engineering, as well as a master’s degree in applied mathematics, from Florida Institute of Technology.

Related articles

Power hungry FPGAs get fix at 90nm - 04 February 2005

Independence Day for Globalfoundries - 05 March 2012

Globalfoundries trims capital spending - 22 July 2009

Globalfoundries joins imec‚??s sub-22nm core CMOS program: EUV lithography included - 04 April 2011

Globalfoundries to start 28nm shuttle service in Q1 2010 - 30 September 2009

Reader comments

No comments yet!

Post your comment

Name:
Email:
Please enter the word you see in the image below: