Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing

Steve Owen is executive vice president of sales and marketing of NXP Semiconductors. In this role, he is responsible for a solutions-oriented team focused on our company strategy: Secure Connections for a Smarter World.

During his 21-year career with Philips and NXP, Steve has been managing the sales and marketing of the company’s broad based mixed signal technologies in Automotive, Communications and Mobile as well as the rapidly evolving Industrial and IoT markets focusing on Secure Edge Processing. A specific focus has been evangelizing the evolution and adoption of Contactless RF-based secure solutions in the areas of payment, electronic government credentials, access and transit solutions. He has also been leading NXP’s distribution and EMS channels, which are vital growth vectors for the company so a key role is overseeing the growth of deployment of the multimarket semiconductors’ product portfolio to the Mass Markets.

Prior to Joining Philips Semiconductors Steve worked for a number of years in Distribution sales in the UK as well as serving for 12 years in the Royal Navy.

Steve earned a bachelor’s degree in electronics and electrical engineering from the Royal Navy, has lived in the Netherlands for the last 19 years and is married with four daughters.