Marco Cassis

President, Sales, Marketing, Communications and Strategy Development, STMicroelectronics

Marco Cassis is STMicroelectronics’ President, Sales, Marketing, Communications and Strategy Development and has held this position since May 31st, 2018. He is a member of ST’s Executive Committee since May 31st, 2018.

Cassis joined SGS-Thomson Microelectronics (now STMicroelectronics) as a car-radio chip designer in 1987. Six years later, he moved to Japan to help expand ST’s audio business with major Japanese players and contributed to the establishment of ST’s strategic alliance with Pioneer. In 2000, Cassis took charge of the Audio Business Unit and was subsequently promoted to Director of Audio and Automotive Group. In 2004, Cassis was named Vice President of Marketing for automotive, computer peripheral, and telecom products and in 2005, he advanced to Vice President of the Automotive Segment Group and joined the Board of STMicroelectronics K.K., ST’s Japanese subsidiary. Cassis was promoted to lead ST’s operations in Japan in 2005 and his mandate was expanded to include Korea in 2010 and Greater China and South Asia in 2016, when he was appointed President of ST’s Asia Pacific Region. In 2017, Cassis was promoted President, Global Sales and Marketing.

Marco Cassis was born in Treviso, Italy, in 1963, and graduated with a degree in Electronic Engineering from the Polytechnic of Milan, Italy.

Speech Abstract:

Semiconductor innovation enabling key industry trends

Semiconductors are a fundamental enabler of key strategic trends in the electronic industry. This presentation explores some of the semiconductor innovations that are behind the trends associated with smart mobility, power and energy management, and IoT & 5G. It also highlights how these innovations help electronic system developers address the corresponding challenges and opportunities.