I have more than 11 years experience in semiconductors including a PhD in lithography from MIT and experience in one of the leading US semiconductor chip manufacturers as well as a leading semiconductor equipment manufacturer:
1) Chip Manufacturer: 5 years as a process module owner for deposition, process owner for metrology (optical scan/SEM review/e-beam inspection) & integration lead supporting the 22, 14 and 7 nm nodes respectively. Good understanding of chip manufacturing, automated chip testing & OEM (Apple, HP, Lenovo, Dell) product roadmap delivery
2) Semiconductor Equipment Manufacturer: 2 years supporting memory clients in DRAM and 3D NAND such as Samsung, Toshiba etc.
I travel to China, Japan & Singapore on a regular basis to support the manufacturing fabrication facilities. I have a deep understanding of HW product development, chip manufacturing, chip testing and semiconductor supply chain & market cycles