David Read

David Read was appointed General Manager, Altium Greater China in October 2015, and he has worked at Altium since 2001. Originally serving as a Technical Support Consultant for the Australian region from Altium’s office in Hobart, Tasmania, later he moved to the Global Customer Care group at Altium Headquarters in Sydney as an Application Engineer and was later appointed R&D Director in Shanghai Content Center, and from 2013 to 2015, he worked as Product Marketing director. Prior to Joining Altium Mr. Read studied Computer Sciences and worked in the electronics industry.

  • What's the best way to make a library searchable? Parameters - Component Development Part 3

    What's the best way to make a library searchable? Parameters - Component Development Part 3

    It's one thing to make great library components, but it's quite another to make them easy to find. In this blog I explain how we handle component parameters, why they are important and how we kick...

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  • Component Development best practices - Part 1

    Component Development best practices - Part 1

    During the coming weeks, we’d like to post details about our library development standards, practices and processes. Along the way, I’d like open discussion about how you develop libraries, and...

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  • What's in a Name - Component Development Part 2

    What's in a Name - Component Development Part 2

    In this blog I outline how Altium Content Team names components, symbols and footprints. Why we’ve chosen these naming conventions.This seems like an eminently boring place to start, but something...

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