Altium Ltd. engages in the developing and selling of computer software for the design of electronic products. It operates through the following segments: Board and Systems, Micro-Controllers and Embedded Systems, and Electronic Parts, Search and Discovery. The Board and Systems segment includes results from the PCB business for the Americas, EMEA, Asia Pacific and emerging markets regions, as well as other products sold through partner channels. The Micro-Controllers and Embedded Systems segment consists of results from tasking sales, operations and research and development. The Electronic Parts, Search and Discovery segment includes the results from Octopart and Upverter. The company was founded by Nicholas Martin in 1985 and is headquartered in La Jolla, CA.