US ISES 2022 Speaker

Panelist: Dr. John Pellerin

  • GlobalFoundries
  • VP & Chief Technologist, RF, SiPh and Advanced Si Packaging Technology Solutions
  • Biography

Dr. John Pellerin is Vice President and Chief Technologist within GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ Technology, Engineering and Quality Organization. He is responsible for GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ semiconductor technologies in RF, Silicon Photonics, Advanced Packaging, and external R&D initiatives. From 2015 to 2019, he served as Deputy Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Worldwide R&D Operations.

From 2009 to 2015, he was Vice President of Technology Development and Yield Engineering for GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ Fab8 facility in Malta, NY, including serving as a member of the Fab8 start-up leadership team. Before joining Fab8, he led GLOBALFOUNDRIES joint technology development team in the alliance relationship with IBM Microelectronics in East Fishkill, NY.

Prior to GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Dr. Pellerin has held several technology development, technology transfer and manufacturing leadership roles with Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) in Austin, TX, and Sunnyvale, CA with international assignments in Taiwan and Germany.

Dr. Pellerin earned his Ph.D. degree in Materials Science from the University of Texas at Austin, an M.S. degree from North Carolina State University and a B.S. degree from the University of Florida.

  • Presentation

Panel Topic:

Global Foundries logo
  • Company Profile


GlobalFoundries (GF) was formed in 2009 and is the world’s largest U.S.-based, independent semiconductor foundry with a global manufacturing footprint. Its fabrication facilities (“fabs”) in the U.S., Germany and Singapore manufacture feature-rich semiconductors for hundreds of customers worldwide who require these pervasive chips to produce billions of devices, vital electronics, and new technologies that society relies on for mobility, internet of things (IoT), smart devices, communications infrastructure and datacenter, automotive and other growing markets.

Today, GF:

  • Produces a broad range of pervasive, feature-rich chips that are vital to a $91 trillion world economy
  • Produces chips that comprise more than 70% of overall chip demand for the $86 billion global semiconductor manufacturing services market
  • Is one of the world’s five leading semiconductor manufacturers
  • Is the only independent semiconductor manufacturer with operations on three continents
  • Is a “Trusted Foundry” for the U.S. government, with similar designations in Singapore and Dresden including certified international Common Criteria standard (ISO 15408, CC Version 3.1)
  • Invested more than $15 billion over the last decade to support innovation and manufacturing capacity

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