Kent Orthner


Achronix Semiconductor Corporation

Kent Orthner has worked in the IP, semiconductor, and embedded industry for over 20 years, with a focus on all aspects of interconnect, IP interoperability, and FPGA design. Prior to joining Achronix, Kent was the Vice President of Engineering at Arteris, where he developed and released the highly scalable and configurable Ncore cache-coherent SoC interconnect IP. Before that, Kent worked at Altera for 11 years, where he led the development of the Qsys System Integration platform and the SystemConsole debug infrastructure. At Achronix, Kent contributes to leading-edge FPGA architecture and SoC integration. Kent holds a B.A.Sc. from the University of Ottawa, and a M.Eng from Carleton University, in Computer and Electrical Engineering, respectively.