Vice President, Head of Automotive, Vayyar
Ian started his career in 1997, in chip design of wireless technologies, after 7 years of military service in the Israeli Navy. Afterwards, he led the MAC chip-design team at Envara, a startup that was acquired by Intel in 2004. At Intel he led a chip design group and worked as Project and Program Manager in the WiMAX division, leading products and customer engagements. In 2012 Ian resumed work in startups, as VP R&D at Powermat, a pioneer in wireless-charging, whose solutions were deployed in GM vehicles and more than 2000 Starbucks stores. Today, Ian serves as the VP and Head of Automoitve at Vayyar, where he oversees partnerships with OEMs, Tier 1s and technology providers and helps integrate Vayyar technology into their products, solutions and services.