Bob Xu is the Head of Business Development and Marketing in Energous Corporation in San Jose, California. He has been working in Silicon Valley for over 20 years with experience on system integration, hardware, applications, product marketing and business development in various big semiconductor companies and start-ups including Marvell Semiconductor, SanDisk, Hynix Memory Solutions, Telegent System, etc.  focusing on new technology development and promotion. During his time in Marvell, he was responsible for product management of Wi-Fi/Bluetooth/FM chip for tier-1 customers. 

Bob did his post-doctoral research on high power microwave and millimeter wave sources in Stanford University and Maryland University, College Park. He holds Ph. D in Electrical Engineering from the Utsunomiya University in Japan, and a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China.