Executive Vice President, New Ventures
Loïc Liétar is an Executive Vice President of STMicroelectronics in charge of the Company’s new ventures activities, and has held this position since January 2011. Liétar serves as Managing Director of ST New Ventures, the Company’s corporate venture capital fund set up in late 2011 to invest in start-up technology, product and service companies where semiconductors are key.
Liétar joined Thomson Semiconducteurs, a predecessor company to STMicroelectronics, in 1985. He was appointed Director of ST’s Advanced Systems Technology labs in the US in 1999. Subsequently, he became General Manager of ST’s Cellular Terminals Division and later the Application Processor Division. Appointed Group Vice President, Strategies in 2006, he contributed to deconsolidating ST’s Flash memory business, establishing the R&D partnership with IBM, and creating ST-Ericsson. In 2008, Lietar was promoted to Corporate Vice President, Corporate Business Development, and two years later he became ST’s Chief Strategy Officer.
In April 2010, Liétar was elected President of the Minalogic micro-nanotechnology and embedded software cluster in Grenoble, France.
Loïc Liétar was born in Paris, France, in 1962. He graduated with degrees in Engineering and Microelectronics from the École Polytechnique and Orsay University in Paris, respectively, and holds an MBA from Columbia University, New York.
Updated January 2012