Can you tell us something about NXP Semiconductors?
NXP Semiconductors enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better, and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets. Built on more than 60 years of combined experience and expertise, the company has over 30,000 employees in more than 30 countries and posted revenue of $9.26 billion in 2017.
Why did your company choose Texas?
In late 2015, NXP merged with Freescale Semiconductor, proudly becoming one of the foremost technology providers in the world. Freescale (previously Motorola) was based in Austin, Texas, so the merger truly brought a Dutch company to Texas.
What advice do you have for Dutch companies wanting to do business in Texas?
Don’t underestimate the ability of the Dutch consulate and NBSO to assist. They know the lay of the land and can help startups build out a focused network, quickly.