Reiner John

Infineon Automotive, Industrial and Multi-Market Division

In 1984 he started his career with the Siemens Semiconductor Group in Munich where he worked in the field of automatic test system development. In 1989 he was responsible for the consultation and application of embedded control development tools in the Siemens Automation Group. After joining the Siemens Corporate Research and Development in 1991 Reiner was involved in the research on knowledge-based embedded systems within the Fuzzy group. Moving to Regensburg to work for the Siemens Automotive Division three years later, he took on the development of concepts and implementations for a real-time operating system to manage and control the engine and transmission system. In 1996 he joined the Infineon Technologies AG where he served in several management positions in the Quality and Production Department of the company. In year 2000 he further pursued his career in Taiwan where he set up and managed the Infineon Silicon Foundry Taiwan Office as the Head of Department for seven years. At the present, Reiner is in charge of the Infineon Automotive, Industrial and Multi-Market Division for the coordination of public funded R&D projects in the area of energy efficiency and smart power technologies.