Biography - Tim McDonald, International Rectifier


Tim McDonald, Vice President, Emerging Technologies Group, International Rectifier

Tim is currently Vice President of IR’s Emerging Technologies Group where he is responsible for developing and introducing breakthrough technologies, including IR’s GaN-based power device platform, GaNpowIR™, and exploring new markets and applications for IR.

Previously, Tim was Vice President of IR’s iPOWIR™ Product Line, Power Stage Business Unit where he was responsible for defining and developing integrated DC-DC power conversion solutions with benchmark efficiency and power density for application in netcom, servers, mobile computing and game stations.

Tim has over 25 years experience in power conversion/management holding positions in product and market development, product engineering, device characterization, test platform development and operations.

Tim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in physics from UCLA.