Ed Kaste

Ed Kaste is Senior Vice President of Ultra-low Power Product Line at GF, a position he was appointed to in 2023. In this role, Mr. Kaste leads the company’s Ultra-low Power business that enables customers to deliver solutions for the end-markets GF serves: smart mobile devices, home and industrial Internet of Things (IoT), automotive, communications infrastructure and data center, and aerospace and defense.

Previously, Mr. Kaste was Senior Vice President of Product Management, Vice President of GF’s Home and Industrial IoT business, and Vice President of GF’s FDX™ business. In these roles, Mr. Kaste was responsible for managing GF’s end-to-end product portfolio, as well as driving business growth around differentiated solutions for edge-compute, connectivity, human-machine interaction and power management. Prior to those positions, Mr. Kaste also held leadership roles at GF’s state-of-the-art semiconductor manufacturing facility in Malta, New York.

Before joining GF in 2015, Mr. Kaste held various leadership positions in advanced semiconductor research, development and manufacturing for IBM’s Microelectronics Unit in Fishkill, New York and Burlington, Vermont.

Mr. Kaste earned a bachelor’s degree in Materials Science and Engineering and a master’s degree in Engineering Management from Cornell University.