• 16:45 – 17:15

MEMS Testing Panel

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George Harris

VP Global Test Services

Amkor Technology, Inc.

Amkor Technology, Inc.

George joined Amkor in 2020 and is currently responsible for Global Test Services operations. Prior to joining Amkor, George led teams and factories for II-VI Inc on VECSEL GaAs products for 3D imaging and preceding that spent 30 years at Texas Instruments engaged in work on memory, analog and SOC products. He holds six US and EU patents on circuit design, wafer fab processing, test and manufacturing controls. George earned masters and bachelor’s degrees in electrical engineering from Syracuse University.

As one of the world’s largest providers of high-quality semiconductor packaging and test services, Amkor has helped define and advance the technology landscape.

We deliver innovative solutions and believe in partnering with our customers to bring 5G, AI, Automotive, Communications, Computing, Consumer, IoT, Industrial and Networking products to market.

As a truly global supplier, Amkor has manufacturing and test capabilities as well as product development and support offices in Asia, Europe and the US.

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Higor Batagin

Sales Manager Semi & MEMS Test Equipment

SPEA

SPEA

Higor Batagin received his M.S. degree in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering in 2012, in Brazil. With a postgraduate degree in Strategic Marketing Management and an Executive Master’s degree in Marketing and Sales, he moves to the Semiconductor Industry in 2019 as Sales Manager for the Semiconductor and MEMS Test Products business unit, to serve the customers based in the United States and expand SPEA’s presence and business in this region.

Established in 1976, SPEA is a world leading company in the field of automatic test equipment for ICs, MEMS, sensors, electronic boards. SPEA serves the big semiconductor IDMs and OSATs with the most cost-effective and high-performance equipment to test automotive, SoCs, analog mixed-signal devices, MEMS sensors and actuators, power and discretes, identification devices, delivering highest measurement capabilities, lowest cost of test and fastest time-to-market. SPEA systems are designed to detect any possible defect in electronic products, so that they won’t fail on the field. High throughput, best detection capability, test techniques designed on the latest technologies requirements, complete configurability. For SPEA customers, testing is not an additional cost, but a tangible competitive advantage.

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Alex Waldauf

Director Product Marketing Management

Cohu

Cohu

Alex Waldauf was one of the founders of Cohu’s Rasco GmbH business unit in 1998 and has been Cohu’s Director of Product Marketing Management since June 2020. Mr. Waldauf was previously Vice President of Platform Engineering from June 2017 to May 2020, and Vice President and General Manager from January 2011 to May 2017. Mr. Waldauf has also held various management positions in engineering and sales & service. Prior to joining Cohu Mr. Waldauf spent six years at Multitest, where he held key positions in RnD & engineering.

Mr. Waldauf holds a Mechanical Engineering degree (Ing.) from the Austrian School of Technology in Salzburg.

Cohu (NASDAQ: COHU) is a global technology leader supplying test, automation, inspection and metrology products and services to the semiconductor industry. Cohu’s differentiated and broad product portfolio enables optimized yield and productivity, accelerating customers’ manufacturing time-to-market.

Cohu offers the broadest portfolio of equipment and services for back-end semiconductor manufacturing, including a one-stop-shop for test and handling equipment, thermal subsystems, interface solutions, vision inspection and metrology, and MEMS test solutions. Cohu’s enhanced product portfolio gives our customers the best possible combination of technologies to match their business and technical needs. We provide our customers with outstanding products and services that reflect our commitment to operational excellence, innovation, and market leadership.

Additional information can be found at www.cohu.com.

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Giuseppina Saracco

Sales Engineer Manager

Microtest

Microtest

Giuseppina Saracco received her master’s degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Rome “Tor Vergata.” With a background in optical technology, she began her career as an Optical Technical Development Engineer at Ericsson in Pisa. Looking for new challenges, she moved to Milan, where she joined SIAE Microelettronica as a Test Automation Engineer. Since 2017, she has been an integral part of the Microtest team. Initially as a Test Engineer, currently as Sales Account Manager.

Founded in 1999 in Altopascio (Lucca) by the intuition of its three founding, over time, Microtest has become a technological partner of some of the world’s leading microchip manufacturers, skilled in developing innovative solutions, thanks to a solid engineering team and good production flexibility. Microtest is a leading supplier of innovative, automated testers (ATE), ovenless burn-in solutions and device handling equipment for automotive, industrial, power, MEMS and medical device markets. By In 2004, Microtest reached a milestone and also broadened its service offering to the “test house” segment – enhanced by a direct presence in the Far East, with an office in Malaysia. In April 2022, Equity final Xenon Private Equity acquired a majority stake in Microtest, spurring its international expansion strategy.

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Giacomo Tonti

Sales Manager Semiconductor Division

OSAI

OSAI

Giacomo Tonti is a Semiconductor division Sales Manager for OSAI Automation Systems.

After his graduation in electronics and telecommunications he worked on semiconductor testing and project management.

He’s now focusing on the semiconductor business development in Osai A.S. SpA, for standard products as well as turn-key test cell solutions, with key players worldwide.

 

OSAI Automation System S.p.A. Benefit Company, founded in 1991, is a company that designs and manufactures standard equipment for semiconductor testing as well as complete automation lines, with high technology content and through a cross technology portfolio: from test handlers for MEMS (wide range of stimuli units entirely designed by OSAI) up to test and assembly lines for power devices (discrete and modules).

In addition to OSAI headquarters located in Parella, its resale and assistance network is made up of over 40 distributors all over the world, with over 50 local staff and 3 commercial branches (USA, Germany and China).

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