Joseph Byrne Bio

joeNXP – Treasurer and Board Member

Joseph Byrne is senior manager of strategic marketing for NXP’s Digital Networking Group focusing on analyzing market opportunities, assessing competitors, and forging alliances. Prior to joining NXP, Joe was an analyst at The Linley Group, where he focused on communications and semiconductors, providing strategic guidance on product decisions to senior semiconductor executives. Prior to working at The Linley Group, he was a principal analyst at Gartner, leading the firm’s coverage of wired communications semiconductors. There, he advised semiconductor suppliers on strategy, marketing and investing.

Joe started his career at SMOS Systems after graduating with a BS in engineering from Duke University. He spent three years at SMOS as part of the R&D engineering team developing high-performance RISC microprocessors. He then returned to school for an MBA, which he received with high distinction from the University of Michigan.