Ian Chen joined Maxim Integrated in 2017 as Executive Director for Industrial and IoT Sensors. He has more than 25 years of semiconductor experience, with the last 10 years focused on sensors and sensing applications. He held senior business, marketing, and engineering leadership positions at both startups and multi-national corporations where he developed a track record of identifying emerging opportunities early and executing to capture them. He was identified by EE Times as one of the “Top 40 technologists to watch” and holds over 20 patents. Ian received Bachelor and Master degrees in electrical engineering, as well as an MBA, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.