Jennifer Wuamett is executive vice president and general counsel of NXP Semiconductors. In this role, she is responsible for legal and intellectual property matters.
Jennifer has over 20 years of experience in the electronics industry. Jennifer joined NXP in 2015 with the merger of Freescale to become NXP’s deputy general counsel and chief intellectual property officer. Before joining NXP, she was Freescale’s general counsel and prior to joining Freescale worked for Motorola’s legal department in a variety of roles starting in 1997. Before joining Motorola, Jennifer was an attorney in private practice with the law firm Quarles & Brady.
Jennifer is a frequent speaker on legal and intellectual property matters, an advocate for the advancement of women and is committed to increase girls’ engagement in STEM. She serves as a governance committee member of Girlstart, is the president of the board of the NXP Foundation and is a member of the board of directors of the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce.
Jennifer holds a doctor of law degree from Arizona State University and holds a bachelor’s of art degrees in Chemistry and Biology from McDaniel College.