Vice President, RF Business Development and Product Line Management
Peter Rabbeni joined GLOBALFOUNDRIES in October 2012 and brings over 30 years of design/development, field applications engineering, technical sales, business development and marketing experience in the area of RF systems, circuits and technologies. Mr. Rabbeni is responsible for all business development, product line mananagement and marketing related activity for GLOBALFOUNDRIES RF Business Unit which specializes in differentiated technology solutions such as RFSOI and SiGe and helped support the M&A activity which culminated in the acquisition of IBM Microlectronics Specialty Foundry business in 2015. Prior to joining GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Peter served as WW Business Development Program Director for IBM Microelectronics Division Specialty Foundry business from 2010 to 2012 where he helped focus the division’s 200mm foundry offerings in capturing silicon content in front end modules and created one of the most successful and profitable design-win periods in the divisions history resulting in more than $3B in long-term revenue and to date shipping over 35B RFSOI-based products for smartphone and WiFi front ends. He joined IBM in 2001 and held various leadership roles in foundry sales and marketing before heading up the business development and strategy responsibility for the microelectronics foundry business unit. Prior to IBM, Peter held various RF systems and circuit design engineering positions at Ericsson, Raytheon and the U.S. Army Millimeter Wave Lab. Peter received his BSEE degree from the Stevens Institute of Technology and MSEE from the University of Massachusetts in 1986 and 1991, respectively. Peter has co-authored several papers and published a number of trade journal articles and blogs and speaks regularly on the trends and developments in the RF space at conferences and consortiums across the world. Mr. Rabbeni is a member of the IEEE.