Veteran Silicon Valley high-tech executive, entrepreneur; world renown as digital security pioneer with a legacy of creating cross-industry solutions and game changing products in the Telecom and Semiconductors industries.
Previous to joining NXP Semiconductors, Mr. Nassar held key executive positions. Among them, General Manager of the Advanced Solution Group at Renesas, Managing Director of Strategic Marketing for Hitachi, and Managing Director of Schlumberger’s (now Gemalto) telecom smart cards and systems.
He also founded a number of startup companies in Silicon Valley. Among them TeleNAV, a leading provider of location based services now publically traded.
He holds a master’s of science in electrical engineering from Ecole Supérieure des Ingénieurs ESIB and a master’s in computer science from Ecole Supérieure d'Electricité SUPELEC.