Fari Assaderaghi is SVP of Innovation and Advanced Technologies at NXP. Prior to this role, he was CTO of IoT and Security Business Unit. Among other responsibilities, he and his team defined the roadmap and delivered security IP for NXP. He has held executive positions at start-up and public companies including InvenSense, SiTime, and Rambus. Earlier in his career he was a researcher at IBM TJ Watson Center, developing CMOS SOI for low-power and high-performance computing. He received his Ph.D. in EECS from UC Berkeley in 1994.
Fari has contributed to a wide technical area spanning semiconductor device physics and modeling, transducers, mixed-signal circuit design, and low-power computing. He is on IEEE’s North America and Europe Executive Committee. Dr. Assad-Eraghi has contributed to more than 100 technical papers with over 5,000 citations, including the best paper at 2016 ISSCC. He has 70 issued patents.