FPGA expert Lattice names Pravin Desale as Senior VP of R&D

Date: 23/09/2023
Lattice Semiconductor appointed Pravin Desale as Senior VP, R&D, replacing Steve Douglass, who is now CTO of Lattice, responsible for the long-term Lattice technology strategy.

“We are happy to welcome Pravin to the Lattice leadership team as we continue executing our strategic plan. His extensive technical experience will help further strengthen our efforts to deliver breakthrough innovation to our customers,” said Jim Anderson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Lattice Semiconductor. “Additionally, on behalf of the entire Lattice team, I would like to thank Steve for his many contributions to Lattice to-date, including the rapid expansion of the company’s strongest product portfolio in our history. I look forward to the impact he will drive in his new role.”

“I’m excited to join Lattice and look forward to working with the talented engineering team to continue building on the strong silicon, software, and solution portfolio the company has established over the past years,” said Pravin Desale, Senior Vice President, R&D, Lattice Semiconductor.

With more than 30 years of experience in semiconductor design, Mr. Desale has delivered advanced silicon, software, and application-centric solutions for a range of industry verticals.

Before joining Lattice , Pravin held Senior Vice President of IoT Engineering position at Semtech. Before Semtech acquisition of Sierra Wireless, Pravin was the Senior Vice President of Engineering at Sierra Wireless where he was responsible for all hardware and software development. He also held previous technical leadership roles at Veritas Technologies, Seagate, and LSI Corporation. Academically he holds a Master of Electrical Engineering degree from Santa Clara University and a Bachelor of Electronics and Telecommunications degree from the College of Engineering Pune Technological University, India.