Electronic Products & Technology

NUVIA creates beachhead in Toronto

Leading-edge silicon design firm to open its first international office

February 11, 2020  EP&T Magazine

NUVIA Inc. a leading-edge silicon design company, will open its first international office in Markham ON, located northeast of Toronto. The new office is part of ventureLAB, a leading technology hub located in the York Region, Canada’s second-largest tech cluster. The new office will accommodate as many as 30 employees with continued room for future expansion. 

NUVIA also announced the hiring of Anthony Scarpino as senior director of software engineering and site leader for the Toronto office. Tony brings over 25 years of semiconductor industry experience, holding a variety of senior software positions at ATI and then AMD, focusing on open source, MacOS and Android platforms.

Toronto hotbed for semi hardware & software engineering

“The greater Toronto area is one of the premier regions for semiconductor hardware and software engineering, making it an ideal spot for our first international office,” said Gerard Williams, CEO, NUVIA. “With the addition of an established industry leader like Anthony, we are well positioned to recruit and grow this office with the best and brightest engineers that the region has to offer.”

“We are excited to welcome NUVIA to ventureLAB’s innovation hub in York Region and to Canada. Our region has world-class talent in hardware and silicon, making it a prime location for any emerging or established tech company to grow and scale,” said Melissa Chee, President and CEO, ventureLAB. “ventureLAB is also home to the Hardware Catalyst Initiative, Canada’s only hardware and silicon lab and incubator, and NUVIA is a great example of a scaling tech company that will inspire companies participating in the HCI to build-to-scale for global markets.”

 


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