Management

Thomas Lorünser CEO
Thomas Lorünser joined the company at the end of 2007 and acts as its CEO. Prior to that, he served as Vice President Operations at Wipro, responsible for all operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Before, he was Chief Financial Officer at NewLogic, also managing the M&A process of the company with Wipro. Thomas served as the assistant for economic affairs to the prime minister of the state of Vorarlberg, Austria. He began his career as a US based (Houston, Texas) project manager for the Austrian foreign office and gained experience in different consultancy firms.
Andreas Schneider VP Engineering
Andreas Schneider joined Photeon in 2014 and is serving as its Vice President of Engineering. In 1997 Andreas joined the company NewLogic and worked on multiple Bluetooth, WIFI, GSM and GPS projects, as well as ASICS for Automotive and Industrial applications. In 2006, NewLogic was acquired by Wipro Ltd. Andreas transferred as a part of the initial NewLogic team to Photeon Technologies.
Alejandro Llambes VP Program Management
Before Alejandro joined Photeon Technologies in 2017, he held several technical and management positions in the semiconductor industry, ranging from Senior Design Engineer to CTO. From 2017 on, Alejandro acted as "Head of Program Management", representing the link between our international customers, our suppliers and the Photeon engineering team. In June 2020, Alejandro was appointed "Vice President Program Management", having contributed greatly to the successful implementation of several big customer projects in the last years.
Andrea Fornasari, Ph.D. Analog Design Manager
Andrea Fornasari joined the Photeon team in 2018 as Principal Engineer. Since November 2019 he is serving as its Analog Design Manager. Andrea has more than 20 years of experience in integrated circuit design and project management, gained by working for several leading companies in the sector. Andrea holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pavia and works out of our R&D center in Italy.
Jan Service Digital Design Manager
Jan Service has more then 20 years of engineering experience, 10 years in the semiconductor industry working as a Front-End Digital and Mixed-Signal designer developing automotive and consumer ICs and 10 years working as a DSP engineer developing image-acquisition systems and image processing algorithms for both consumer and metrology applications. He started his career at NewLogic and joined Photeon in 2015. After a short break re-joined Photeon in 2020 is now acting as its digital design manager.
Thomas Winder Technical Director Digital
Thomas Winder is our most experienced digital engineer with over 35 years of industrial experience. Thomas joined the company NewLogic in 1997 and played an important role in building up the engineering team. He is an expert in microprocessor architectures, audio architectures, digital signal processing, digital design and verification.