Altium Experts

Altium's resource library is a collection of content from our industries most forward thinking contributors. You can browse the list below to discover some of our more popular authors.

Dave Young

Dave's experience is centered around taking an idea through design, prototype, and manufacturing stages while improving the quality and reducing costs of designs; often times during exciting high pressure, time-critical situations. Focusing on analog circuitry, he has spent my technical career learning, applying, and teaching electronics wherever

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

Phil Salmony

Phil Salmony is a professional hardware design engineer and educational engineering content creator. After graduating from the University of Cambridge with a master's degree in electrical and control systems engineering, he began his engineering career at a large German aerospace company. Later on, he co-founded a drone startup in Denmark, where he

Phil Loughhead

Phil is a member of the technical writing team, creating content that helps designers craft their next great idea in Altium's design software. Phil has been a part of the Protel / Altium team since the mid-nineties, working in technical support, training, product management and technical writing. He has a degree in Electrical Engineering from the

Charles Pfeil

Charles was in the PCB industry over 50 years as a designer, owner of a service bureau, and worked in marketing and/or engineering management at Racal-Redac, ASI, Cadence, PADS, and VeriBest (which was acquired by Mentor Graphics in 1999) and Altium. Prior to Altium, he was an Engineering Director at Mentor Graphics, focused on advanced product

Peter Smith

Peter Smith has over 40 years of experience providing innovative electronics and embedded design solutions including testing, fixing and design of hardware, firmware and software across widely varying systems.Highspeed / RF / EMI guru, expert in highspeed, mixed signal, analog and dense layouts. Teacher, professionally for some years, and Chartered

Mike Moore

Mike has been an Applications Engineer/Account Manager/Field Applications Engineer for 20 years in the EDA industry. He started in 1996 at OrCAD in Technical Support. He stayed on as they were acquired by Cadence. He also went on to work for EMA Design Automation (Cadence VAR). He became proficient at OrCAD and Cadence Allegro, plus a variety of

Dennis Reed

Dennis Reed is a Senior Research Analyst in Technology. Dennis started in the industry in 2005 at FTN Midwest Research on the technology & semiconductor team. In 2006, he was a founding member of Cleveland Research Company and continued to develop and extensive network of technology industry professionals in the semiconductor, distribution, memory

Jeff Loyer

Signal and Power Integrity Product Manager at Altium Jeff Loyer is the Signal and Power Integrity Product Manager at Altium. Prior to joining Altium, he spent more than 20 years as an engineer at Intel, the last 10 as signal integrity lead for their server divisions. While at Intel, he led work groups which significantly impacted the industry’s

Rich Weissman

Rich Weissman, an experienced supply chain management practitioner and educator, collaborates with trade associations and professional development organizations to create articles, insights, business briefs, presentations, blogs, and custom content, with a focus on managing the global supply chain. Rich teaches a full range of business courses, at

Adam J. Fleischer

Adam Fleischer is a principal at, a technology marketing consultancy that works with technology leaders – like Microsoft, SAP, IBM, and Arrow Electronics – as well as with small high-growth companies. Adam has been a tech geek since programming a lunar landing game on a DEC mainframe as a kid. Adam founded and for a decade acted as CEO

Libby Melton

Libby Melton is a Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Altium, with over 20 years of diverse marketing experience across industries like agriculture, automotive, education, medical technology, and electronic component distribution. She currently leads the Nexar and Octopart Product Marketing team where her broad industry exposure, paired with her

PEI Genesis

PEI-Genesis is franchised for Amphenol, ITT Cannon, Cinch Connectivity Solutions, LEMO, Anderson Power Products, FilConn, Souriau and Sunbank by Eaton, Positronic, and more. Our electrical connector selection includes Micro-Miniature circular connectors, Micro-D Subs, D‑Subs, push-pull & medical, hermetic, explosion-proof, traditional circular

Oliver J. Freeman, FRSA

Oliver J. Freeman, FRSA, former Editor-in-Chief of Supply Chain Digital magazine, is an author and editor who contributes content to leading publications and elite universities—including the University of Oxford and Massachusetts Institute of Technology—and ghostwrites thought leadership for well-known industry leaders in the supply chain space

Alberto Garozzo

Since I was young an amazing attraction and interest for electronics and software drove me to an Electronics Degree. After my studies and a collaboration with a University medical neurophysiology research team (BRAIN), I moved to a Telecommunication Company, offering services, consultancy and software development. At the end of 2003 I was involved

Damien Kirscher

Damien currently serves as a Field Application Engineer at Altium and is responsible for providing technical assistance to Corporate Strategic Account Managers, Sales Managers, Resellers, and Application Engineers. He is also in charge on establishing and managing technical relationships with clients, partners and industry leader. Damien graduated

Yizhak Bot

Mr. Bot is a Certified Reliability Engineer from American Society for Quality Control (ASQC) 1982 and Electronic Engineering from Tel-Aviv University (1977-1981). Mr. Bot has more than 25 years of experience in Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety (RAMS) and Integrated Logistic Support (ILS). He was the RAMS/ILS manager of many