SIG Committee

Rainer Lutz is Business Segment Manager in the NXP Business Unit Automotive responsible for Automotive NFC, Security, Bluetooth and Wireless Charging. He is managing a strong team of technical and commercial experts, who are defining and executing the marketing strategy, product and solution portfolio and technical design in support. Rainer is coordinating the engagement with Automotive OEMs and TierOnes in the respective application field, leveraging NXP’s global sales force. He is an active member of standardization committees and a regular speaker at conferences. Rainer has been engaged in defining and driving NFC since he joined Philips in 2001. Rainer holds Masters degrees in Cybernetics, Engineering and Philosophy from the Ecole Centrale Paris and the University of Stuttgart.

Preeti Ohri Khemani is Director of System Engineering at Infineon Technologies and has 15 years of experience in various leadership functions within the semiconductor industry. Preeti is currently leading the system engineering global team in Digital Security Solutions Division. Her team is responsible for system compliance, integration and validation services for Identification, Payment, Transport, IoT and Mobile Transaction applications based on contactless and dual-interface security controllers. Prior to joining Infineon in 2015, Preeti was working at NXP Semiconductors as program head of the project responsible for delivering NFC Java-card mobile transaction solutions to leading mobile OEMs. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics and Telecommunication engineering from BIT, India.

Technical Committee

Jürgen works as Software System Architect for Telecommunication and NFC chips within the Smartcard Division of STMicroelectronics. Since 1995 he has experience in designing and implementing different Smartcard operating systems. Therefore Jürgen participates since 1998 in different standardization bodies and influenced several international specifications. In 2002 he started his work in the NFC ecosystems. Since 2007 he follows up the technical groups of the NFC Forum.

Compliance Committee

Henk Dannenberg is RFID Standards Architect for the Business Unit Secure Identification Solutions of NXP Semiconductors. He is located in the Netherlands, from where he defines and executes the standardization strategy for the product line Smart Mobility & Retail. Henk represents NXP Semiconductors in several international standardization bodies, such as ISO/IEC JTC1/SC31, GS1, CEN, ETSI and NEN and has been an active contributor to the latest Gen2V2 RFID standards.

Henk joined NXP Semiconductors (at that time called Philips Semiconductors) in North America in 2000, after working 10 years for the TIRIS division of Texas Instruments in the Netherlands and Dallas, TX, bringing over 25 years of experience in the RFID industry.