Keynote Address – Joe Bruen

Dr. Taheri will share his thoughts on microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) sensing technology and the end applications which include automobiles to smartphones and everything in between. He will explore the Internet of Things (IoT) which will connect all these devices and will become the Internet of Tomorrow.
Babak Taheri joined Freescale as the vice president and general manager of the Sensor Solutions Division in May 2013. Prior to Freescale, Dr. Taheri was the vice president of non-volatile products (NVP) at Cypress Semiconductor where he acquired Ramtorn. His Cypress Business Unit was number one for gross margin. Dr. Taheri has held other positions at Cypress including Vice President of corporate Intellectual Property (IP), whose team headed up development of Cypress’s first multi-touch sensing technology. He also established over 12 centers of excellence worldwide managing design IP for the corporation. Prior to re-joining Cypress, Dr. Taheri was vice president of engineering at InvenSense Inc., a fabless MEMS semiconductor company focusing on high-volume product delivery to consumer markets.

Dr. Taheri has more than 28 years of semiconductor industry experience including founding Integrated Biosensing Technologies, a sensor biomedical corporation. He also has held key positions at Intel, SRI International, Redwood Microsystems, and Apple. He holds a doctorate degree in Electrical Engineering & Neurosciences from the University of California at Davis. Dr. Taheri has more than 21 issued United States patents.

Making Sense of the Internet of Tomorrow
Babak Taheri, Joe Bruen
Freescale Semiconductor

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