Jim Anderson is Lattice Semiconductor’s President and Chief Executive Officer and serves on the company’s Board of Directors. He joined Lattice in September 2018 and focused the company on its mission as the leader in low power programmable solutions. Since then, the company accelerated its cadence of innovative product introductions and achieved record profitability.
Prior to joining Lattice, Jim served as the senior vice president and general manager of AMD’s Computing and Graphics business group, where he was responsible for global sales, marketing, and engineering. While at AMD, Jim drove a transformation that brought disruptive new products to market and generated industry-leading revenue growth. Prior to AMD, Jim held a broad range of leadership positions spanning general management, engineering, sales, marketing, and corporate strategy at companies including Intel, Broadcom (formerly Avago Technologies), and LSI Corporation.
Jim serves on the Board of Directors of Sierra Wireless, a leader in edge-to-cloud solutions. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Semiconductor Industry Association, as well as the MIT Sloan Americas Executive Board and the Dean’s Advisory Board for the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota. Jim was previously a member of the Board of Directors of Qylur Intelligent Systems, a privately held AI/IoT security systems company.
Jim holds an MBA and Master of Science in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Master of Science in electrical engineering from Purdue University, and a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Minnesota. He holds four patents for innovations in computer architecture.