Chief Technology Officer, Executive Vice President, Head of Corporate R&D at Soitec.
As Head of the SOI Industry Consortium, he helps shape a comprehensive market-technology-supply approach to SOI ecosystems with the Consortium members, promotes innovation through application platforms with industry and academia.
At Soitec he helps define company strategies; analyze technology trends; anticipate new applications and products; identify incubator and spin-off opportunities.
Carlos joined Soitec in 2001 as Chief Technology Officer, Vice President and Head of Corporate R&D. Prior to joining Soitec, Carlos worked for Infineon (Munich, Germany), where he headed the ferroelectric memory FeRAM development program. Later, as Director of Business Development, he initiated the Infineon–Toshiba FeRAM Development Alliance.
Before moving to Germany, he worked for IBM/Infineon DRAM Development Alliance (East Fishkill, NY); and for APRDL, Motorola (Austin, Texas) focusing on SOI, BiCMOS high perf SRAM.
Carlos holds two doctorates in sciences, one from University of Grenoble, France, and the other from Technical University of Munich, Germany. He has authored or co-authored more than 120 technical papers and holds more than 100 US patents and significantly more worldwide. He has extensive expertise in materials, CMOS integration, MOSFET and Memories. Fluent in English, Spanish, French, German.
He is a member of several international technology advisory committees and company administration boards, IEEE Fellow member and a regular invited speaker at international conferences and workshops.