Our mission is to enable and simplify challenging connectivity use cases in Mobile, IoT and Automotive through innovative ground up design.

Corporate Success Story Panthronics – The only independent provider of NFC

Panthronics AG is Head Quartered in the semiconductor hub of Graz, Austria, and was founded in 2014. The company is an independent provider of differentiated Wireless Solutions with a focus on NFC.

Our Ground-breaking NFC products are enabling exciting new use cases in fast growing markets such as NFC Charging and Point of Sale.

Panthronics latest achievements include winning Austria’s Innovation Award 2020/2021 as well as being selected as a finalist for the NFC Forum Innovations Award in the category: Best-in-Market NFC Implementation. We have over 40 Full Time Employees and a large portfolio of core IP. With our fully qualified supply chain and in house operations PTX provides their customers with custom and standard silicon, software products and solutions.

Our Story

Demo of world’s smallest EMVCo POS at NFC-Forum
NFC IOP Tests passed at CISC
Series A funding
Mass production of PTX100R
PTX100W Release
CEO & CTO Interview with newelectronics
Innovation Award Winners
NFC Forum Innovation Award Finalists

Core values

Silicon innovation from the ground up

Designing and providing innovative wireless solutions from the grounds up.

Our people

Employees are our most important asset. We hire the best and brightest experts in their field.

Our Management Team

Kambiz Hayat-Dawoodi CEO/ Co-Founder

Kambiz Dawoodi is a 35+ year veteran of semiconductor industry with international work experience serving as SVP & GM of Power & Wireless BU at ams AG and various P&L management roles including Low Power Wireless business at Texas Instruments. Kambiz is a graduate of Southampton University in UK.

Jakob Jongsma CTO/ Co-Founder

Jakob Jongsma is a 30+ year veteran of semiconductor industry who has led Concept Engineering and Innovation Engineering departments across multinational companies including Infineon and ams AG working on topics such as RFID, remote keyless entry, Bluetooth, mobile phones, hearing aids. Jakob is a graduate of Twente University in the Netherlands.

Mark Dickson CMO

Having joined the Panthronics Management Board as Chief Marketing Officer since July 2019. Mark brings over 20 years of industry experience having held several senior management roles both in P&L and Marketing/Sales at ams AG and ST Microelectronics in the Wireless and Security spaces. Mark is a graduate from both Edinburgh Napier University and the Open University Business School.