Director of Product Marketing at Infineon Technologies North America, with over 23 years of experience in the Automotive Division, located in the Detroit area. Rick joined Infineon as a Field Application Engineer, providing technical support for multiple customers for several years before shifting into Marketing. His current product and application focus includes Power Distribution Systems and Smart Motor Control. Prior to joining Infineon, Rick has spent time in Lear’s automotive electronics group and with Bosch Braking Systems. Rick holds a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering as well as a BFA in Jazz Studies and Contemporary Media, both from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Outside of the now hybrid ‘office’ work life, Rick enjoys being a dad and pursuing his passion for making music, and enjoys being a part of the global transformation from internal combustion engine vehicles to electric vehicles.