FORA.tv Speaker - Benno Ritter
Benno Ritter has more than 17 years of sales, marketing, business development, and operations experience in the semiconductor industry. In the last decade he focused his work in the market for wireless communication technologies like WLAN, Bluetooth, ZigBee, cellular, and GPS.
He was a founding member of 802.15.4 and the ZigBee Alliance. Benno Ritter joined Philips Semiconductors in 1991 in Hamburg, Germany. In 1995 he transferred to Sunnyvale, CA and was responsible for product marketing and sales of digital video processing products. Starting 1997 he took responsibility for product marketing of WLAN products and was leading the efforts for Philips in creating the activities for development of low-power/low-data rate wireless sensor networks in RF-Lite which later became the ZigBee Alliance and in introducing it into IEEE 802.15.4.
From 2002 to 2006 after joining Infineon Technologies North America, Benno Ritter was leading the regional marketing activities for Wireless Connectivity products with specific focus on Bluetooth, GPS, and WLAN. In 2006 he assumed for Infineon the global responsibility to manage the customer relationship with Intel.
Benno Ritter holds a Masters Degree in Physics from the University in Hamburg and an MBA from the San Jose State University.
11.19.09 | 00:33:52 min
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