Paul Mascarenas is an executive with considerable experience leading the development and implementation of the technology strategy and planning at a global automotive OEM. Paul most recently served as the Chief Technical Officer and Vice President of Research and Advanced Engineering at Ford Motor Company. During his 32-year career at Ford, Paul played an instrumental role in the development and launch of many of Ford’s global products, led the establishment of the company’s Silicon Valley Research and Innovation Center and played a central role in the company’s connected car strategy. Paul is a member of the Board of Directors of ON Semiconductor and President of The International Federation of Automotive Engineering Societies (FISITA).

He holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of London, King’s College and an honorary Doctorate degree from Chongqing University in China.