Altera Corporation

Altera Corporation
101 Innovation Dr.
San Jose
United States of America
Phone: 1 408 5447000
Fax: 13-02-6365454

No. employees: 3,094
Turnover: 1,932.09 (US$m)
Financial year end: December

Company Overview

Altera Corporation (Altera) is a semiconductor company involved in designing, manufacturing, and marketing PLDs, hardcopy application specific integrated circuit (ASIC), intellectual property (IP) cores, and associated software development tools. The company serves over 12,100 customers in the telecom and wireless, industrial automation, military and automotive, networking, computer and storage, and other vertical markets including sub-markets of broadcast, consumer, medical and test. Its product portfolio includes devices, intellectual property (IP) cores and proprietary development tools. It operates through three major subsidiaries, namely, Altera International, Inc.; Altera International Limited; and Altera European Trading Company Limited. The company operates in over 19 countries including the US, Japan, China and other countries. It has research and development facilities at Austin, Copenhagen, High Wycombe, Newfoundland, Penang, San Jose, Shanghai and Toronto. Altera is headquartered in San Jose, California, the US.

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Key Employees

John P. Daane

Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Board

Blaine Bowman

Director, Non Executive Board

Kevin McGarity

Director, Non Executive Board

Elisha W. Finney

Director, Non Executive Board

Thomas H. Waechter

Director, Non Executive Board

T. Michael Nevens

Director, Non Executive Board

Shane V. Robison

Director, Non Executive Board

Krish A. Prabhu

Director, Non Executive Board

John Shoemaker

Director, Non Executive Board

Bradley S. Howe

Senior Vice President - Research and Development, Senior Management

Jeffrey W. Waters

Senior Vice President - Military, Industrial and Computing Division , Senior Management

Katherine E. Schuelke

Secretary, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Senior Management

Danny K. Biran

Senior Vice President - Corporate Strategy and Marketing, Senior Management

Scott A. Bibaud

Senior Vice President, General Manager - Communications Division, Senior Management

William Y. Hata

Senior Vice President - Worldwide Operations and Engineering, Senior Management

Kevin H. Lyman

Senior Vice President - Human Resources, Senior Management

Mark J. Nelson

Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales, Senior Management

Ronald J. Pasek

Senior Vice President - Finance, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Management

Scott Wylie

Vice President - Investor Relations, Senior Management


101 Innovation Dr.,
San Jose,
United States of America
Phone: 1 408 5447000
Fax: 1 302 6365454

151 Bloor Street West,
Suite 200,
Phone: 1 416 9268300
Fax: 1 416 9267488

Plot 6, Bayan Lepas Technoplex,
Medan Bayan Lepas,
Phone: 60 604 6366100
Fax: 60 604 6424303

Holmers Farm Way,
High Wycombe,
United Kingdom
Phone: 44 1494 602000

9330 Scranton Road,
Suite 400,
San Diego,
United States of America
Phone: 1 858 2023500
Fax: 1 858 2023600

Altera International Limited

Unit 11- 18, 9/F Millennium City 1, Tower 1,
388 Kwun Tong Road,
Hong Kong
Phone: 852 29457000
Fax: 852 24872620

Altera European Trading Company Ltd

First Floor, Building 2100,
Cork Airport Business Park,
County Cork,
Phone: 353 21 4547500
Fax: 353 21 4547501

Altera Japan, Ltd.

Shinjuku I-Land Tower 32F,
6-5-1 Nishi Shinjuku,
Phone: 81 3 33409480
Fax: 81 3 33409487



  • Programmable Logic Devices (PLDs)
  • Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs)
  • Embedded Processors
  • Complex Programmable Logic Sevices (CPLDs)
  • HardCopy Application-Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs)
  • Intellectual Property (IP) Cores
  • Proprietary Development Software

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