EVP & GM, Head of ICW Business
Lonergan Partners is pleased to announce that Sam Geha has been promoted to EVP & GM, Head of ICW (IoT, Compute & Wireless) Business at Infineon. This executive appointment is the result of a global search process led by Partner Kirsten Settle.
Sam Geha, Ph.D., was most recently named CEO of Infineon Technologies LLC, Memory Solutions in April 2020. Prior to Infineon's acquisition of Cypress Semiconductor, he was the Corporate Executive Vice President of the Memory Product Division, and also served as the Senior Vice President of the Infineon Intellectual Property (IP) Business Unit, where he oversaw licensing of the Company’s various embedded nonvolatile memory technologies (SONOS and eCT) to foundries. Prior to that, he was the Vice President of the Technology R&D organization. Sam has worked in the technology industry since 1991 and has a deep understanding of how chips are developed, designed and qualified. Prior to joining the Cypress, he worked in various technology development functions at Motorola and National Semiconductor. Sam holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE), a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE) and a Philosophical Doctorate in Electrical Engineering (Ph.D.) from the University of Arizona.
Infineon Technologies AG is a global semiconductor leader in power systems and IoT. Infineon drives decarbonization and digitalization with its products and solutions. The company has around 56,200 employees worldwide and generated revenue of about €14.2 billion in the 2022 fiscal year (ending 30 September). Infineon is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: IFX) and in the USA on the OTCQX International over-the-counter market (ticker symbol: IFNNY).
Sam is one of the most respected business leaders in the semiconductor industry. He was vital in the 2020 integration of Cypress and his 25+ year track record of leadership at Cypress is a predictor of his future success heading Infineon’s ICW business.Kirsten Settle, Partner, Lonergan Partners