Vice President & General Manager, Vehicle Control and Networking Solutions, Automotive Processors
Ray Cornyn is General Manager for Vehicle Control and Networking Solutions at NXP, leading one of the longest lasting and most successful MPU/MCU portfolios in the Industry.
Ray has a comprehensive background in both engineering and business roles. Originally joining Motorola Semiconductors in the United Kingdom, Ray worked as a Field Applications Engineer on microcontroller and microprocessor products before moving into business roles supporting the first 32 Bit MCU product lines in Automotive.
Now based in Austin, Ray is responsible for management of some of NXP’s newest Automotive products, specifically focusing on the drive for higher functionality, safety, and quality for today’s complex automotive systems.
Fellow and GM of the Automotive Battery Management Systems (BMS) Group
Mike Kultgen has been designing integrated circuits for automotive, aerospace, communications, and industrial applications for 37 years. During his 24 years with Linear Technology and Analog Devices, Mike has contributed to over 45 products, including battery monitors, amplifiers, monolithic filters, and silicon oscillators. Currently Mike is General Manager for ADI’s Battery Management products. He holds six patents for his work. Prior to Linear Technology and ADI, he worked for Ford and Motorola. Mike earned his BSEE from the University of Missouri and MSEE from the University of Texas – Arlington.
Senior Director – Vehicle Motion Segment
Infineon Technologies – Americas
Sayeed Ahmed has been leading Electrification and Powertrain business in the Americas at Infineon Technologies for over 15 years. His team is responsible for marketing automotive products in Electrification applications (Inverter, On-board charger, DC-DC and Battery Management System) as well as traditional ICE applications (Engine, transmission, transfer case). He has over 20 year experience in the industry both in engineering and marketing roles.
Sayeed started his career at International Rectifier in California and worked at Ecostar Electric Drives, Ballard Power Systems and Fairchild Semiconductor before joining Infineon. Sayeed holds a Ph. D. from the University of California at Berkeley and an MBA from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. Sayeed has been awarded 10 US patents.
Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy
Semiconductor Industry Association
Falan Yinug is director of industry statistics and economic policy at SIA. Responsible for managing SIA’s statistics and data program, Yinug represents SIA in the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) program, which maintains industry-driven monthly sales data for the global industry as well as sales forecasts. His work also entails supporting SIA’s advocacy efforts through economic research and analysis.