EnSilica opens analog IC design centre in Bristol

EnSilica opens analog IC design centre in Bristol

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EnSilica, a leading independent provider of semiconductor IP, custom ICs and design services, has established a new regional office and design centre in Bristol (UK) to complement its existing headquarters facility in Wokingham (UK), and verification centre of excellence and design centre in Bangalore (India).
By eeNews Europe


The Bristol office will provide more localised support capabilities for the company’s customers in the area and, additionally, house a centralised design centre that will act as a centre of excellence for analog and mixed-signal IC design, enhancing the company’s existing, extensive expertise.

The Bristol office and design centre will be headed by Nick Weiner, EnSilica’s Director of Analog and Mixed-Signal Design who joined the company earlier in 2015. Well known within the industry as a founder of Phyworks (sold to Maxim in 2010) and Xintronix (sold to FTDI in 2013), Nick has many years of experience in analog and mixed-signal IC design management and business development. Nick has specialist knowledge in products developed for the fibre-optic communications, including industry-leading FTTH transceivers, 10Gbps transceivers and signal integrity ICs. He will lead the company’s team of Bristol-based design engineers and project support staff.

From left to right, meet EnSilica’s new Analog and Mixed-Signal Design Centre team – Ben Willcocks, Richard Hamer, Babil Chirakkadavath, Prasanna Kalgika, Ian Lankshear (CEO), Nick Weiner (Director of Analog and Mixed-Signal Design), Ahmer Iqbal, Andy Maund Director of SoC Engineering.

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