Eric Sivertson is an experienced entrepreneur, executive, and engineer with 30+ years developing technologies to enhance trust and security in embedded systems, wireless connectivity, and high performance and reconfigurable computing. He currently serves as Lattice Semiconductor's vice president of its security business. He is focused on building business in this growth market for Lattice, as well as supporting leading edge solutions development within the organization.
Prior to joining Lattice, he founded his own security and consulting company in Silicon Valley and has been provider and/or advisor to many Silicon Valley startups and Fortune 500 companies with regards to security IP and implementations, blockchain, AI/ML based security solutions, markets, and critical requirements. Additionally, he was executive vice president of Kontron's Aviation, Transportation, and Defense Business Unit, and before that he was general manager of Xilinx's Aerospace and Defense Business Unit. He also ran one of Thales' largest North American engineering organizations, which developed the world's most secure and advanced software-defined radio (SDR), currently deployed extensively throughout the world. He earned his electrical engineering degree (BSEE) from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.