Jennifer Wuamett

Jennifer Wuamett

Class of 2017

 

A senior executive with over two decades of international business and leadership experience, Ms. Wuamett has been a member of executive management teams of global, publicly traded, high technology, and manufacturing companies with operations in the US, Europe, and Asia.  She is passionate about solving complex business problems and creating and building inclusive cultures that embrace continued learning and innovation. She has a critical understanding of technology industry dynamics and a wealth of experience developing strategies and policies to address challenges facing today’s global companies, including managing complex commercial, international trade, regulatory, and compliance risks, protecting against intellectual property and cybersecurity threats, and addressing geopolitical tensions in a rapidly changing global operating environment. 

She has served in an executive capacity on Boards of global companies with extensive operations in the US, Europe and China and is experienced in corporate governance, regulatory compliance, corporate social responsibility, public affairs, and investor relations matters, including dealing with activist investors.  Ms. Wuamett also has extensive M&A experience and has played a key role in numerous complex, high-profile international transactions, including transformational mergers, acquisitions, spin-outs, divestitures, IPOs, leveraged buyouts and joint ventures.  She was deeply involved in several of the largest and most significant M&A transactions in the technology industry in the last two decades and has unique experience managing through regulatory approval processes, integration planning and post-transaction integration among multi-cultural teams.

Ms. Wuamett has led large international legal, governance, commercial, M&A, intellectual property, employment law, litigation, ethics, regulatory and trade compliance teams for multiple global companies. She has also managed intellectual property operations and P&L IP monetization businesses that have collectively generated in excess of $1B in IP licensing and sales revenue over the past 15 years.

Ms. Wuamett is currently Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary to the Board for NXP Semiconductors, a world leader in the design and manufacture of semiconductors and secure embedded intelligence solutions for the automotive, industrial and IOT, mobile and communications infrastructure markets with over 31,000 employees and operations in 33 countries.  She serves as President and Chair of the NXP USA Board and President of the Board of the NXP Foundation.  She is a member of the Company’s ESG Board and Ethics Board and serves on the Risk Management and China Strategy Committees of the Management Team.