Tag Archives: Nick Martin

Changing of the EDA Guards

Turnover among the heads at the major suppliers of electronics design-related software is rare indeed. Since 2010,¬†the top spot of a leading PCB software company has changed hands¬†only once. The dean of PCB EDA, Makoto Kaneko, founded Zuken in 1976. … Continue reading

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Predictions for 2013

It’s been awhile since I used this space to make any predictions about the coming months, but the end of the year is always the logical (if cliched) time to do so. So here goes: The migration of manufacturing to … Continue reading

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Why Not Nick?

Nick Martin, the founder and, until last week, CEO of Altium, is fighting back against the board that tossed him out. But the real question isn’t whether he will regain his spot atop the CAD tool developer. It’s why the … Continue reading

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