About Us

About Ardent Concepts

Ardent Concepts was founded in 2003 by Gordon Vinther & Steve Cleveland to meet the challenges and demands presented by engineers seeking to create the world’s fastest, highest performing electronic systems.  Ardent’s Intellectual Property has enabled the creation of high-performance electronic interface products that provide exceptional signal integrity and design flexibility in a cost-effective package. These products have been deployed in multiple industries including Semiconductor, Computing, Communications, and Defense.  Customers include Intel, Broadcom, Analog Devices, Micron, Cisco, Lockheed Martin, and BAE. We apply our patented technologies to offer 3 primary solution types: custom connectors, test sockets and COTS products including our 50GHz+ TR multicoax that delivers the highest signal integrity with the highest channel density/ smallest board footprint on the market.