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Carlos Castro

VP & GM Power GaN FETs


Carlos Castro serves as Vice President and General Manager GaN for Nexperia and has more than 15 years of experience in power and automotive semiconductors. Prior to joining Nexperia, Carlos led the IGBTs/MOSFETs/SiC discretes business and automotive electronics activities at Littelfuse. Earlier he was in charge of Marketing and Application Engineering for automotive MOSFETs and led the Technical Marketing group for Electric Drive Train at Infineon Technologies. He has been granted several patents for power semiconductor devices and has been author of multiple papers and conferences presentations. Carlos holds a MSc and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Dortmund, Germany and the University of Granada, Spain.

Company Profile


Headquartered in the Netherlands, Nexperia is a global semiconductor company with a rich European history and over 15,000 employees across Europe, Asia, and the United States. As a leading expert in the development and production of essential semiconductors, Nexperia’s components enable the basic functionality of virtually every electronic design in the world – from automotive and industrial to mobile and consumer applications.

The company serves a global customer base, shipping more than 100 billion products annually. These products are recognized as benchmarks in efficiency – in process, size, power, and performance. Nexperia’s commitment to innovation, efficiency and stringent industry requirements are evident in its extensive IP portfolio, its expanding product range, and its certification to IATF 16949, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 standards.

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