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FPGA veteran drafted to lead Achronix

4/15/2011 09:28 AM EDT
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Brian Fuller2
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Brian Fuller2   4/18/2011 5:41:34 PM
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Dr. DSP's take could be right. There's no question John was the right guy to build that company during financing phases. (Note: I worked with him and the Achronix team as a consultant 2007-2009). Now it's time to kick it up a bit with the Intel investment and a technology that's somewhat road tested. We'll see. You really hope something like high-speed FPGAs emerges as a viable design choice, IMHO.

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KB3001   4/18/2011 2:15:44 PM
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I think so too. Not sure however where this company is heading. If it proves a sucess, Intel will at best buy it or at worst drive it out of business....

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DrFPGA   4/16/2011 5:04:19 AM
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Does anyone else think the mez round financing might have included a demand that an experienced FPGA CEO join the company? If so, a good move.

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