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Altium (formerly known as Protel Systems) is a software company that provides PC-based electronics design software for engineers. It offers Altium Designer, a platform that bridges facets of the PCB (Printed Circuit Boards) design process, Altium NEXUS, a design collaboration panel leveraging social interaction between designers to keep team members in sync, CircuitStudio, the PCB design tool, and other software solutions. The company serves the automotive, aerospace, life sciences, communications, semiconductors, industrial automation, and other sectors.

HQSan Diego, CA, US
Employee Ratings3.5
Overall CultureD-

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2020)861(+12%)
Job Openings22
Revenue (FY, 2020)$189.1 M(+10%)
Share Price (Oct 2021)$34.7(-2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at Altium

Aram Mirkazemi

Aram Mirkazemi

CEO & Director
Sergey Kostinsky

Sergey Kostinsky

President, Chief Technology Officer & Director
Kim Besharati

Kim Besharati

Chief of Staff & Company Secretary
Martin Ive

Martin Ive

Chief Financial Officer
David Read

David Read

Chief Operating Officer
Henry Potts

Henry Potts

Chief Sales Officer
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Altium Office Locations

Altium has offices in San Diego, Westwood, Chatswood, Shanghai and in 8 other locations
San Diego, CA, US (HQ)
4225 Executive Square #700, La Jolla
Westwood, MA, US
1 University Ave Lobby, Suite 2C
Chatswood, AU
Level 20 Zenith, Tower A, 821 Pacific Hwy
Shanghai, CN
Room 2107 - 2108 , the Park Place Plaza in Jin An District No . 1601 West Nanjing Road
Karlsruhe, DE
Philipp-Reis-Straße 3
Bangalore, IN
#363, 19th Main Road, 1st Block Rajajinagar
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Altium Financials and Metrics

Altium Revenue

Altium's revenue was reported to be $189.12 m in FY, 2020 which is a 9.5% increase from the previous period.

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Altium's current market capitalization is $4.6 b.
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Altium Operating Metrics

Altium's Subscribers was reported to be 52.2 k in H1, 2021.
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37.92 k39.18 k43.7 k46.69 k51.01 k52.16 k

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15.83 k16.22 k17.7 k18.71 k19.95 k20.37 k

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14.33 k14.89 k16.99 k17.86 k19.99 k20.6 k

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3.37 k3.68 k4.01 k4.74 k5.16 k5.24 k
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Altium Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
UpverterAugust 28, 2017
Perception SoftwareAugust 23, 2016
OctopartAugust 20, 2015
CiivaAugust 19, 2015
MorfikSeptember 16, 2010$13.3 m
TASKINGJanuary 01, 2001
Accel Technologies, inc.January 01, 2000
MetamorJanuary 01, 2000
Accolade Design AutomationMay 17, 1999
Green Mountain Computing SystemsJanuary 01, 1999
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Altium Revenue Breakdown

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Altium revenue breakdown by business segment: 5.0% from Electronic Parts, Search and Discovery, 39.7% from Boards and Systems, 5.2% from Microcontrollers and Embedded Systems, 5.0% from Electronic Parts, Search and Discovery, 39.7% from Boards and Systems and 5.2% from Microcontrollers and Embedded Systems

Altium revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 47.3% from Americas, 34.8% from EMEA, 12.2% from China and 5.7% from Asia Pacific

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Altium Cybersecurity Score

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Altium Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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Altium Online and Social Media Presence

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Altium News and Updates

Avishtech To Join Altium’s Nexar Partner Ecosystem

Avishtech, a leading provider of innovative EDA stack-up and 2D field solver solutions, has joined Altium’s Nexar partner ecosystem. Avishtech joins a growing list of Nexar partner organizations, including Arduino, Arrow, Diotech, Keysight Technologies, Microchip, Samtec, and Ultra Librarian.

Autodesk Terminates Acquisition Discussions with Altium

Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) today announced that it has terminated discussions to acquire Altium Limited (ASX: ALU).

Why the Altium (ASX:ALU) share price rocketed 30% higher in June

The Altium Limited (ASX: ALU) share price was a very strong performer in June. In fact, the electronic design software provider’s shares were the best performers on the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) during the month with a gain of ~30%.

Aussie-born PCB software vendor Altium rejects Autodesk takeover proposal

Australian-born printed circuit board (PCB) design software company Altium has revealed it has rejected a planned takeover proposal from Autodesk.

Autodesk Confirms Proposal To Acquire Electronic Design Software Leader Altium Limited

Autodesk, Inc confirmed that it has submitted a non-binding proposal to acquire all the outstanding shares of common stock of Altium Limited (ASX: ALU) for AUD$38.50, to be implemented by way of a scheme of arrangement.

Altium (ASX:ALU) share price shoots 40% higher on takeover approach

The Altium Limited (ASX: ALU) share price has commenced trade later than normal on Monday and is shooting higher.
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Altium Blogs

PCB Design - Fun, Frustration and Misconception

PCB Design - Fun, Frustration and Misconception altium-designer Mon, 12/06/2021 - 09:10 What do the top minds in the PCB Design social media space think about the modern landscape? We sat down with Hacksmith Industries, DD ElectroTech, and Electgpl to chat about how they got started, w…

How to Choose PCB Plating for Your Finished Board

How to Choose PCB Plating for Your Finished Board zachariah-peterson Sun, 12/05/2021 - 21:48 Once your board passes through the standard PCB fabrication process, the bare copper in your PCB will be ready for the application of a surface finish. PCB plating is applied to protect any cop…

Design Basics for HDI and the HDI PCB Manufacturing Process

Design Basics for HDI and the HDI PCB Manufacturing Process zachariah-peterson Fri, 12/03/2021 - 11:34 As the world of technology has evolved, so has the need to pack more capabilities into smaller packages. PCBs designed using high-density interconnect (HDI) techniques tend to be smal…

Recover Conductor Losses By Clearing Your PCB Ground Layer

Recover Conductor Losses By Clearing Your PCB Ground Layer zachariah-peterson Thu, 12/02/2021 - 14:47 Controlled impedance routing at high frequencies is difficult enough, and it's important to make sure that you stay within your loss budget on long routes or in lossy media. When you h…

Pathological Design Features

Pathological Design Features zachariah-peterson Tue, 11/30/2021 - 08:02 Dr. Eric Bogatin, Dean of Signal Integrity Academy is back for some awesome discussion about bad PCB design guidelines. How to spot them to avoid ruining your design? This is going to be fun and insightful! Make su…

All About PCB-Mount Transformers

All About PCB-Mount Transformers zachariah-peterson Mon, 11/29/2021 - 17:27 AC to DC power conversion starts with a deceptively simple device: the transformer. These components use magnetic induction to transfer power between two coils without requiring a direct mechanical connection b…
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Altium Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Altium founded?

    Altium was founded in 1985.

  • Who are Altium key executives?

    Altium's key executives are Aram Mirkazemi, Sergey Kostinsky and Kim Besharati.

  • How many employees does Altium have?

    Altium has 861 employees.

  • What is Altium revenue?

    Latest Altium annual revenue is $189.1 m.

  • What is Altium revenue per employee?

    Latest Altium revenue per employee is $219.7 k.

  • Who are Altium competitors?

    Competitors of Altium include Autodesk, Siemens EDA and Cadence.

  • Where is Altium headquarters?

    Altium headquarters is located at 4225 Executive Square #700, La Jolla, San Diego.

  • Where are Altium offices?

    Altium has offices in San Diego, Westwood, Chatswood, Shanghai and in 8 other locations.

  • How many offices does Altium have?

    Altium has 12 offices.