Mr. Janac is president and CEO of Arteris IP where he is responsible for growing and establishing a strong global presence for the company that is pioneering the concept of NoC technology. Charlie’s career spans 20 years and multiple industries including electronic design automation, semiconductor capital equipment, nano-technology, industrial polymers and venture capital.
In the first decade of his career, he held various marketing and sales positions at Cadence Design Systems (NASDAQ: CDNS) where he helped build it into one of the ten largest software companies in the world. He joined HLD Systems as president, shifting the company’s focus from consulting services to IC floor planning software and building the management, distribution and customer support organizations. He then formed Smart Machines, manufacturer of semiconductor automation equipment and sold it to Brooks Automation (NASDAQ: BRKS). After a year as Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Infinity Capital, a leading early-stage Venture Capital firm, where he consulted on Information Technology investment opportunities, he joined Nanomix as president and CEO helping build this start-up nano-technology company.
Mr. Janac holds a B.S. and M.S. degree in Organic Chemistry from Tufts University and an M.B.A from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Arteris is a catalyst for system-on-chip (SoC) innovation as the leading provider of semiconductor system IP for the acceleration of SoC development. Arteris Network-on-Chip (NoC) interconnect intellectual property (IP) and IP deployment technology enable higher product performance with lower power consumption and faster time to market, delivering proven flexibility and better economics for system and semiconductor companies, so innovative brands are free to dream up what comes next.
The acquisitions of Magillem and Semifore position Arteris as the leader in SoC integration and Hardware/Software Interface (HSI) development, further accelerating SoC development schedules for customers.