Dr. Ichiro Aoki serves as our President and as a Board Member of indie Semiconductor. He works closely with our executive team and Board to create, update and manage execution of the Company’s strategies and technical roadmaps.

Prior to co-founding indie, Dr. Aoki was a Co-founder, Board Member and Chief Architect of Axiom Microdevices which was subsequently sold to Skyworks Solutions. Previously, Dr. Aoki founded and served as co-CEO of PST Eletronica Ltda in Brazil which was later sold to Stoneridge, Inc.

Dr. Aoki has developed 35 patents worldwide and has authored numerous IEEE papers with two of them with over 400 citations.

He is fluent in Japanese, Portuguese and English.

Dr. Aoki holds a Ph.D and Masters in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Campinas.

He serves as a California Institute of Technology Electrical Engineering Advisory Council Member and is also a California Institute of Technology Space-based Solar Power Project (SSPP) Scientific Advisory Board Member.