Mr. Friedrich Plankensteiner

Senior Manager, Business Development | ams AG

Friedrich Plankensteiner, born in 1968, is a Sr. Manager Business Development at ams and leads the ams partner platform enabling strategy for sensors.  Mr. Plankensteiner joined ams in 2001; his roles have rotated between sales leadership; product management; and business development.  Prior to joining ams, he held Sales; Marketing; and Product Management roles at Siemens; Infineon; and Philips. During his tenure at Philips he was instrumental in establishing Mifare® as the de facto standard for contactless smart cards in the 1990’s, and he was also a key contributor to the ISO14443 standard.  He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Austria, as well as, diplomas in Marketing and Leadership from both Stanford and Harvard University.