Astera Labs to host Mayor of Burnaby at grand opening of new Vancouver design center and lab

Astera Labs to host Mayor of Burnaby at grand opening of new Vancouver design center and lab dedicated to purpose-built connectivity solutions for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning infrastructure


Wednesday, September 21, 2022, from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. PDT


Astera Labs Vancouver
4370 Dominion Street
Burnaby, BC – V5G 4L7


  • Mike Hurley, Mayor of Burnaby
  • Paul Holden, President and Chief Executive Officer, Burnaby Board of Trade
  • Sanjay Gajendra, Co-founder and Chief Business Officer, Astera Labs
  • Dave Nelson, Senior Director, Product Applications and Site Manager, Astera Labs Vancouver


Astera Labs welcomes the Mayor of Burnaby and the Burnaby Board of Trade President and CEO to celebrate the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art design center and lab in the Greater Vancouver Area.

Astera Labs Vancouver will support the company’s development of cutting-edge interconnect technologies for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning architectures in the Cloud. The rapidly growing semiconductor company chose the Vancouver area to tap into the region’s rich technology talent base to drive product development, customer support and marketing. The Vancouver location increases the company’s operations in Canada, which already includes the new Research and Development Design Center in Toronto, and adds to its global footprint with headquarters in Santa Clara, California and offices around the globe.

Astera Labs is actively hiring across multiple engineering and marketing disciplines to support end-to-end product and application development and overall go-to-market operations. Open positions can be found at

The ribbon cutting and photo opportunity with Burnaby Officials and Astera Labs Executives will be held outdoors. Below is an overview of the event agenda:

Event Schedule

Formal Remarks — 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. PDT
Ribbon Cutting / Photo Op / Media Q&A — 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. PDT
Indoor Reception — 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. PDT

About Astera Labs

Astera Labs is a global leader in purpose-built connectivity solutions that unlock the full potential of AI and cloud infrastructure. Our Intelligent Connectivity Platform integrates PCIe®, CXL®, and Ethernet semiconductor-based solutions and the COSMOS software suite of system management and optimization tools to deliver a software-defined architecture that is both scalable and customizable. Inspired by trusted relationships with hyperscalers and the data center ecosystem, we are an innovation leader delivering products that are flexible and interoperable. Discover how we are transforming modern data-driven applications at

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