Robert Bloomquist

As vice president of automotive business development, Robert Bloomquist is responsible for driving the growth of Ambarella’s automotive business across Europe and the U.S.

Bloomquist has over 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, having held a variety of senior management positions with Maxim Integrated, Xilinx and Texas Instruments. Primarily focused on the automotive industry, these roles covered sales, marketing and business development.

He brings to Ambarella a blend of core semiconductor experience and a proven record of driving large-scale, organic business development in the automotive market. He has a passion for technology and is excited to be driving our charter in automotive, putting this to work making a real impact on people’s lives globally.

Bloomquist was most recently director of automotive marketing at Xilinx. There, he led Xilinx’s efforts with OEM customers globally, as well as all of automotive in North America. Prior to that, he was with Texas Instruments where he developed and grew an OEM-focused sales organization, rapidly accelerating TI’s overall revenue growth in both analog and embedded. He also played a key role at Maxim Integrated as a founding member of their automotive business unit.

Bloomquist holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Michigan.