Tim McDonald, Senior Director, GaN Technology Development, Worldwide Applications and Marketing, Infineon Technologies Tim is currently Senior Director, GaN Technology Development, worldwide Applications and Marketing for Infineon Technologies’ Gallium Nitride on Silicon power devices. He is responsible for defining applications and bringing to market Infineon’s GaN on Silicon -based power devices. Previously, Tim was Vice President of device engineering and product development for International Rectifier’s GaNpowIR™ Technology Development team where he was responsible for successfully developing and marketing GaN on Silicon devices into consumer high volume applications. Before that he served as Vice President of IR’s iPOWIR™ Power Stage Business Unit where he was responsible for defining and developing integrated DC-DC power conversion solutions with benchmark efficiency and power density for application in netcom, servers, mobile computing and game stations. Tim has over 30 years of diversified experience in power conversion/management holding positions in device engineering management, product and market development, product engineering, device characterization, test platform development and operations. Tim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from UCLA.