Having joined Fairchild Semiconductor in 2007 as Senior Vice President of Product and Technology Development, within its Power Group, Dan Kinzer has now been promoted as its new chief technology officer (CTO) and senior vice president, Technology. The appointed will see Kinzer focus on technical innovation for power electronic and mobile applications, according to Fairchild.
Kinzer’s background includes decades of experience in leading innovative semiconductor technology, product and package development projects. He is an inventor with over 70 U.S. patents and multiple international patents, has authored numerous scientific and trade articles, served as General Chairman of the International Symposium on Power Semiconductor Devices and Integrated Circuits, and is a member of IEEE and EDS. He graduated in Engineering Physics from Princeton University.