Ken Hansen joined Semiconductor Research Corporation as its President and CEO in June 2015. Ken brings his experience as the former Vice President and Chief Technology Officer with Freescale Semiconductor. Prior to becoming CTO at Freescale, Ken was Vice President and led Freescale’s Chief Development Office where he improved design efficiency and reduced product cost for all Freescale business units. Previously, he held several senior technology and management positions at Freescale and Motorola leading research and development teams. He received the BSEE and MSEE degrees from the University of Illinois where he also has been recognized as an ECE and College of Engineering Distinguished Alumni, is a Fellow of the IEEE, and holds 11 U.S. patents. Ken is an industry veteran, with over 40 years of experience in technical management and system/circuit design, primarily in the area of wireless communications.