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Nick Martin

Founder of Altium


Nick Martin was the founder of Altium (then Protel) in 1985 and CEO for 25 years until the board ousted him in 2012. His last move was to set about the transfer of Altium from Australia to China so that they could ride the wave of an emerging market.
Prior to that Martin as working at the University of Tasmania and recognized the opportunity for PCB design tools on a PC.