A new ASIC company with 25 years experience leading the industry

Avera Semi provides Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) semiconductor solutions that deliver system-level differentiation for next-generation networking, data center, machine learning, automotive, and aerospace and defense applications.


Avera Semi

Established to provide clients sustained access to leading edge lithography technologies at 7nm and beyond while leveraging deep ties with GLOBALFOUNDRIES to deliver ASIC offerings on 14/12nm and older technologies.

We bring to your application more than 850 employees and more than 25 years of experience with a history of >2000 designs executed with a focus on performance, quality, consistency, and schedule Integrity.

We offer end-to-end solutions for IP, Design team, Fab & Packaging to deliver a tested, yielded module to our clients.

All Avera Semi ASIC design systems are complemented by a comprehensive design methodology optimized to help you achieve first-time-right results in hardware and faster time to market.

The Avera Semi packaging portfolio capitalizes on the latest advances to help meet demanding design requirements.

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Our Offerings

Avera Semi Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) solutions are designed to deliver system-level differentiation in semiconductors for next-generation wired/5G wireless networking, data center, machine learning, automotive and aerospace and defense applications. The ASIC offerings leverage continuous innovation and investment to provide a wide-ranging combination of benefits:

  • Leading-edge and proven process technologies
  • Rich IP portfolio, including high-speed SerDes (HSS), high-performance embedded TCAMs, Arm® cores and performance and density-optimized embedded SRAMs
  • Comprehensive design and test methodology
  • Extensive ASIC expertise with proven record of delivering first-time-right hardware
  • Long-term collaborations with industry leaders on solutions that keep pace with evolving requirements
  • Advanced Packaging options including high performance 2D Package Solution to support 112G HSS, and Multi-chip Integration Offerings including Organic MCM, 2.5D Silicon Interposer, and 3D TSV

Our History

  • First to market with 10Gbps long-reach SerDes in 90nm ASIC
  • First long-reach 28Gbps SerDes in 32/28nm node
  • Industry-leading true long-reach 60Gbps SerDes in 14nm
  • First working 112Gb/s PAM4 long-reach hardware in 14nm
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  • High performance embedded DRAM in 45nm/32nm
  • Industry-leading dense SRAM architecture in 14nm
  • Highest density / performance TCAM in 45nm/32nm/14nm
  • Integrated OTPM/MTPM NVM solutions in 14nm
  • Proprietary memory solutions for Machine Learning applications

Our Leadership

With a wealth of semiconductor industry experience, our management team is committed to being a catalyst for growth in the industries we serve. We focus on the technologies and systems that transform markets and we are dedicated to being the best possible partner for our customers, collaborating to drive innovation, growth and shared success.

Kevin O'Buckley
Kevin O'Buckley
General Manager
David McCann
David McCann
VP Manufacturing
Jim Rogers
Jim Rogers
VP Business Line & Business Development
Mattias Andersson
Mattias Andersson
Sr. Director, Worldwide Sales
Igor Arsovski
Igor Arsovski
Fellow, CTO
John Chickanosky
John Chickanosky
Sr. Director, IP Development
Kim Kelly
Kim Kelly
Director, Operations & Supply Chain
Kort Longenbach
Dr. Kort Longenbach
Sr. Director, Product & Technology Engineering
Mark Merrill
Mark Merrill
Sr. Director, Design Services
Laura Lucas
Laura Lucas
Head of Finance

Our Design Centers

Design centers located close to your design teams. Decades of experience implementing the industry’s most complex designs.

Our Design Centers

Contact Us

Committed to manufacturing and execution excellence, we focus on the technologies and differentiated solutions that transform markets. And we are dedicated to being the best possible partner for our customers—helping to identify new opportunities to bring the future to life. Please contact us to learn how we can help you grow your business.


1000 River St, Essex Junction, VT 05452

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