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Silicon Mobility is a technology leader for cleaner, safer and smarter mobility.
The company designs, develops and sells flexible, real-time, safe and open solutions for the automotive industry used to increase energy efficiency and reduce pollutant emissions while keeping passengers safe.
Silicon Mobility's products control electric motors, battery and energy management systems of hybrid and electric vehicles. By using Silicon Mobility’s technologies, Manufacturers improve the efficiency, reduce the size, weight and cost of electric motors and increase the battery range and durability.
Silicon Mobility technologies and products accelerate the car’s powertrain electrification and the deployment of driverless vehicles
Mathias Bittner – Chairman of the Board, Independent Director
Matthias is an experienced Entrepreneur and Investor, working as Senior Advisor/Board member with several Companies since 1997. He started his career as management consultant, where he was in particular Partner at McKinsey & Company and Vice President at Bain & Company as well as Managing Director/Co-Founder of TMG/MMG. Matthias then served as Senior Advisor at Morgan Stanley where he was responsible for the European Automotive Business and major German Industrial Companies and where he helped implement several fundamental strategic moves, IPOs as well as financing and M&A transactions, with players like e. g. Volkswagen, Daimler Trucks, Wacker and Continental as well as Opel during the 2008/9 discussion in Germany. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board at CONTTEK and at One Football and as Member of the Advisory Board at Mobileye N.V..
Roland Dennert – Director
Roland is Managing Partner at Cipio Partners (www.cipiopartners.com), a European secondary direct and growth capital investment management and advisory firm. Roland leads Cipio’s origination activities while serving on a number of company boards in Europe and Israel. He started his private equity career at 3i Group doing technology and mid-market buyout deals. Before 3i, Roland was a strategy consultant with Roland Berger and The Boston Consulting Group, as well as a robotics engineer with Hitachi Ltd. in Japan. He holds degrees from EPFL in Lausanne and the MIT Sloan School of Management in Cambridge, USA.
Jean-Marc Nozran – Independent Director
Jean-Marc started his career as a system engineer at Thomson CSF. In 1981, he joined Renault’s newly created subsidiary RENIX in charge of innovation (body control, ABS and electronic injection). In 1985, RENIX was acquired by Bendix and by Siemens in 1987. He then took the roles of R&D Director and VP Engineering of the French subsidiary. Thereafter in 1994, Jean-Marc was appointed GM of the Body Electronics Division before taking the lead of Powertrain Electronics. He actively participated to the merger of Siemens and VDO in 2001, was appointed CEO of Siemens VDO for Western Europe, Board member, while managing the Chassis BU. In 2007, when Continental acquired Siemens VDO, he was appointed President for Continental Automotive France and CEO of the Engine System BU worldwide. In parallel, he served at the Board of several JV’s of Continental and Siemens VDO. He contributed to the creation of the French regional competitiveness cluster “Aerospace Valley” and was a member of FIEV.
Bruno Paucard – President and CEO
Bruno has 30 years experience in the semiconductor industry, 22 years of leadership in start-ups inc. 10 focusing on Automotive business. Prior to funding Silicon Mobility, Bruno was CEO of Scaleo chip, a semiconductor fabless delivering high value added IC solutions to major OEMs and Tiers#1. Scaleo chip was acquired by Silicon Mobility in late 2015. Earlier in his carrier, Bruno founded TAK Imaging, a Silicon Valley based emerging growth company providing complete system solutions to the photo printer market. Bruno started his career at INRIA, a French research center in computer technology, before joining GIPSI in 1989. He funded TAK’ASIC, an ASIC design house in 1991, company he transformed into a printing technology product start-up in 2000, flipped to a US entity in 2003 before it became TAK Imaging and was acquired by InSilica in 2007.
Pascal Vanluchene – Director
Pascal co-founded Capital-E (www.capital-e.com) in 2005 and serves since then several boards of high-tech companies. His current investment focus is on power generation, conversion and control devices, sensors, processors, memories, radios and optical devices. From 2000 till 2006, he was venture developer at IMEC and high-tech start-ups. At IMEC his latest focus geared towards silicon processing and device technologies as well as biosensors. Before 2000, Pascal worked at Proximus in the corporate finance, corporate development and international telecom divisions.
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