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Llew Vaughan-Edmunds is Director of Strategic Marketing with a focus on power devices and technologies in the ICAPS (IoT, Communications, Automotive, Power and Sensors) group. He has more than 20 years of power management experience at Infineon, International Rectifier, Fairchild and ON Semiconductor. He holds an MBA from Chapman University, BS in Electronics from University of Liverpool, and a patent in GaN device technology.
Compound semiconductors like silicon carbide (SiC) signal a new era of materials engineering in the automotive semiconductor market, one that can significantly increase efficiency, reduce heat dissipation and cut down the cost of end systems, thereby accelerating electric vehicle adoption rates.