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indie Semiconductor Strengthens Management TeamApr 7th, 2022 9:00 EST
ALISO VIEJO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–indie Semiconductor (Nasdaq: INDI), an Autotech solutions innovator, today announced that Chet Babla has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing, responsible for expanding the Company’s Tier 1 and automotive OEM customer base as well as supporting product roadmap development.
“We are delighted to have Chet join us at this key growth stage,” said Donald McClymont, co-founder and chief executive officer of indie Semiconductor. “Chet brings a powerful customer network having served multiple decades across the semiconductor industry. His accomplished background spans a variety of technical and commercial roles, including most recently enabling next generation automotive applications through foundational processing technology. We look forward to leveraging Chet’s skillsets and global relationships to help us accelerate indie’s growth initiatives.”
“I am excited to be joining indie’s world class team given their highly innovative Autotech portfolio,” said Chet Babla. “indie is one of the best positioned companies in the world to capitalize on advanced driver assistance systems, or ADAS, user experience and electrification applications. To that end, my mission is clear: engage with a broader set of automotive customers, build on the design win pipeline and realize our business plans that much faster.”
Mr. Babla has worked in the technology industry for over 25 years in a variety of technical and commercial roles, starting his career as a chip designer. He most recently served as Vice President of Arm’s Automotive Line of Business where he led a team focused on delivering the processing technology required for automotive applications including powertrain, digital cockpit, ADAS and autonomous driving. Prior to Arm, Mr. Babla has held multiple senior roles in the semiconductor industry and has also advised the UK government on its ICT trade and investment strategy.
Mr. Babla holds a first-class degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from The University of Huddersfield, UK, and has completed multiple executive leadership programs, including at the Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley.
indie is empowering the Autotech revolution with next generation automotive semiconductors and software platforms. We focus on edge sensors spanning multiple modalities including LiDAR, radar, ultrasound and vision for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), autonomous vehicles, connected car, user experience and electrification applications. These technologies represent the core underpinnings of both electric and autonomous vehicles, while the advanced user interfaces transform the in-cabin experience to mirror and seamlessly connect to the mobile platforms we rely on every day. We are an approved vendor to Tier 1 partners and our solutions can be found in marquee automotive OEMs around the world. Headquartered in Aliso Viejo, CA, indie has design centers and sales offices in Austin, TX; Boston, MA; Detroit, MI; San Francisco and San Jose, CA; Budapest, Hungary; Dresden and Munich, Germany; Edinburgh, Scotland; Haifa, Israel; Quebec City, Canada; Tokyo, Japan and several locations throughout China.
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