Rob Cosaro


NXP Semiconductors

Rob Cosaro has been in the semiconductor industry for over 15 years and before that designed power subsystems and data handling subsystems for the space industry. He first started in the semiconductor industry at Philips Semiconductor where he was a design engineer working on 8051 products, and later moved on to designing Arm-based processors that included the LPC2138 and LPC2148. Philips semiconductor became NXP, and while at NXP Rob became senior director of architecture and systems responsible for all LPC products and was responsible for the first dual-core architecture that included an Arm Cortex-M4 and -M0. He is now a fellow at NXP where is working on low-power i.MX application processors and LPC MCUs.