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Lattice Semiconductor Appoints Steve Douglass as Corporate VP, R&D


FPGA Industry Executive to Lead Lattice's Global R&D Team In Driving
Product Innovation

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC), a leading provider of
customizable smart connectivity solutions, announced the appointment of
Steve Douglass as the Company's Corporate Vice President, R&D, effective
immediately. Mr. Douglass brings extensive experience building and
leading global high performing engineering and customer-facing teams
that deliver industry-leading IC products and solutions. He has a proven
track record of creating and executing business strategies that inspire
customer innovation and deliver profitable results. Prior to Lattice,
Mr. Douglass was the Corporate Vice President, Customer Technology
Deployment at Xilinx, Inc.

Jim Anderson, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "We are
excited to have Steve Douglass join Lattice. His proven ability to lead
global FPGA development teams and drive customer-focused innovation in
targeted applications make him the perfect fit. His technical skills,
market knowledge and leadership capabilities will help further
strengthen Lattice as we drive sustained growth and profitability by
accelerating the worldwide adoption of our ground-breaking hardware and
software solutions."

Mr. Douglass said, "I am excited to be joining Lattice and leading its
R&D efforts. Lattice has excellent programmable product offerings built
by a talented engineering team. I look forward to the opportunity to
further strengthen the portfolio with market driven innovations that
will help deliver profitable growth for the Company."

Steve Douglass brings to the role over 30 years of broad technology
experience developing programmable solutions for many markets including
wired and wireless communications, industrial, automotive and test and
measurement. He is a 20-year Xilinx executive, most recently serving as
Corporate Vice President, Customer Technology Deployment and leading the
Worldwide Technical Sales and Support team since 2012. Prior to that, he
held a wide range of leadership positions, including Vice President and
GM, Advanced Products Division, and Vice President of Product
Development. Mr. Douglass was previously at Cypress Semiconductor for 13
years and served in various leadership roles, including Business Unit
Director, CPLDs and FPGAs. He began his career as a Circuit Design
Engineer at Intel Corporation. He was awarded 23 U.S. and International
patents for FPGA and PLD architectures and circuits, and has received
numerous industry honors including EDN's Product of the Year and
Innovator of the Year. He holds a Master of Science in Electrical
Engineering from Stanford University and Bachelor of Science in
Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University. He also serves on
Santa Clara University's Electrical Engineering Industry Advisory Board.

Inducement Awards Granted:

The independent Compensation Committee of the Company's Board of
Directors approved the grant of equity compensation awards, effective on
Mr. Douglass's start date, outside of the Company's 2013 Incentive Plan
in accordance with NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4), as inducements
material to Mr. Douglass entering employment with the Company.
Restricted stock units, or RSUs, for approximately 130,500 shares of the
Company's common stock, with time-based vesting and the specific number
of shares calculated based on the Company average stock pricing to
provide a value of $1.0 million. Performance RSUs for approximately
96,500 shares of the Company's common stock, with vesting of up to 200%
based on the achievement of total shareholder return targets and the
specific number of shares calculated using the Company's standard
Monte-Carlo simulation valuation model to provide a value of $1.0

Forward-Looking Statements Notice:

The foregoing paragraphs contain forward-looking statements that involve
estimates, assumptions, risks and uncertainties. Any statements about
Lattice's expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, assumptions or
future events or performance are not historical facts and may be
forward-looking. Such forward-looking statements include statements
relating to: Lattice's opportunities and strategy. Other forward-looking
statements may be indicated by words such as "will," "could," "should,"
"would," "may," "expect," "plan," "project," "anticipate," "intend,"
"forecast," "future," "believe," "estimate," "predict," "propose,"
"potential," "continue" or the negative of these terms or other
comparable terminology.

Factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from the
forward-looking statements in this press release include global economic
uncertainty; overall semiconductor market conditions; the trading price
of our common stock on the date of the inducement award, market
acceptance and demand for Lattice's products; and the impact of
competitive products and pricing; technological and product development
risks;. In addition, actual results are subject to other risks and
uncertainties that relate more broadly to Lattice's overall business,
including those risks more fully described in Lattice's filings with the
SEC, including its annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended
December 30, 2017, and Lattice's quarterly reports filed on Form 10-Q.

You should not unduly rely on forward-looking statements because actual
results could differ materially from those expressed in any
forward-looking statements. In addition, any forward-looking statement
applies only as of the date on which it is made. Except as required by
law, Lattice does not intend to update or revise any forward-looking
statements, whether as a result of events or circumstances after the
date of this press release or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated

About Lattice Semiconductor Corporation:

Lattice Semiconductor (NASDAQ:LSCC) is a leader in smart connectivity
solutions at the network edge, where the "things" of IoT live. Our low
power FPGA and video ASSP products deliver edge intelligence, edge
connectivity, and control solutions to the industrial, consumer,
communications, compute, and automotive markets. Our unwavering
commitment to our global customers enables them to accelerate their
innovation, creating an even better and more connected world.

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