Maurice Geraets MSc MBA is statutory director for the main legal entity of NXP Semiconductors world wide: NXP Semiconductors Netherlands B.V., with a yearly financial revenue of multi billion USD. Mr Geraets has 25 years of experience in the IT and electronics industry and works at NXP Semiconductors since 2002. In his current position he focuses on disruptive innovations for ‘secure connections for a smarter world’. This concerns e.g. intelligent transport systems (ITS) and automated driving. Next to his role at NXP, Maurice is active in the governance of the 1 billion Euro Dutch SmartwayZ program, is board member of several associations on automotive and mobility, is member of the High Level ITS Advisory Group to the European Commission and is member of the management committee of the European public private partnership AENEAS.
Before joining NXP, Mr. Geraets held positions as Business Manager In-Product Software and Global Client Manager with Atos, the largest European IT services company. In his Global Client Manager role, he was also responsible for the largest part of the Atos business in Asia. In his early working life Mr. Geraets served as Lieutenant in the Royal Dutch Navy.
Mr. Geraets holds an Executive MBA degree and a Master of Science degree in Computer Science. Mr. Geraets is Dutch and was born in 1968.