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Chip Shot: Intel Welcomes Altera Employees


Intel CEO Brian Krzanich with Dan McNamara at the site of the former Altera headquarters in San Jose, CA. McNamara is a former Altera executive who now leads Intel’s Programmable Solutions Group.

On Tuesday, January 12, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich visited Altera headquarters in San Jose, CA and formally welcomed hundreds of new employees into Intel. The (former) Altera employees received new Intel badges and are now officially part of Intel’s Programmable Solutions Group. A new sign was placed on the property designating the 101 Innovation Drive site as Intel’s newest Silicon Valley campus. Intel announced earlier that it has completed the acquisition of Altera, a leading provider of field-programmable gate array (FPGA) technology. The acquisition complements Intel’s leading-edge product portfolio and enables new classes of products in the high-growth data center and Internet of Things (IoT) market segments. See Full news release available in the Intel Newsroom.