Prior to Soitec, Carlos headed the ferroelectric FeRAM program at Infineon (Munich, Germany), and initiated Infineon/Toshiba FeRAM Alliance. Earlier he worked for IBM/Infineon DRAM Alliance (Fishkill, NY); and before at APRDL, Motorola (Austin, Texas). Carlos holds two doctorates (University Grenoble, France; Technical University Munich, Germany). Authored/co-authored 120+ technical papers, holds 100+ US patents. Fluent in English, Spanish, French, German. Carlos is a Member of several international advisory committees and company boards . He is the Chairman and Executive Director of the SOI Industry.