n joins Energy Micro after 5 years with Freescale Semiconductor, where he was 32-bit Global Launch Marketing Manager and formerly a Global Account Manager in the industrial market segment. Brown is a BSc in Computer Engineering and an MBA in Finance.
Energy Micro's VP Sales & Marketing Andreas Koller said, “North America is home to some very significant markets for our EFM32 microcontrollers and Nick’s appointment is one of a number we’ll be making to ensure a high level of customer service in the country. Energy sensitive applications including energy metering, home automation and medical systems need to dramatically extend battery life, we can make this happen today.”
Consuming a quarter of the energy required by other 8, 16 and 32-bit microcontrollers, Energy Micro’s first product, the EFM32 Gecko microcontroller family was launched in October 2009 and is in full production. The company has since announced details of its software and pin-compatible Tiny Gecko and Giant Gecko products, offering a comprehensive choice of package and memory size options.