Marleen Boonen, CEO and Founder of Methods2Business, has spent her whole professional career in the semiconductor industry. Getting inspired by leading high-performance expert teams and driven by an extreme passion for innovation and new design methods for modern chip design, she founded end 2010 Methods2Business.
Her company today is one of the leading suppliers of Wi-Fi HaLow™ System-on-Chip designs for long range (up-to 1km), ultra-low power Wi-Fi connectivity in highly secured industrial IoT networks, including machine-to-machine communication. The company provides fully integrated MAC and Baseband IP for both stations (end nodes) and access points and delivers design services for Turn Key ASIC projects. The company builds on tight collaborations with Cadence and RF partners to provide in 2019 the first Wi-Fi HaLow™ chips.
Marleen brings to her role of CEO a broad expertise in R&D and management having served 25 years at Philips and NXP. From 2000 onwards, she was heading an innovation team responsible for building the company-wide System Level Design Flow. Marleen owns a master’s degree in Electronic Engineering from the KU Leuven, Belgium.