US ISES 2022 Speaker

Maitreyee Mahajani

  • Western Digital
  • VP Joint Venture Fab Operations
  • Biography

Maitreyee Mahajani is Vice President of Fab Operations at Western Digital and manages the Western Digital-Kioxia (previously Sandisk-Toshiba) JV Fabs and is also responsible for managing the NAND supply strategy for Western Digital.

Prior to joining Western Digital, Maitreyee worked at Applied Materials in various technical leadership positions. She has extensive experience developing semiconductor processing equipment which includes the very first 300mm CVD W deposition system, High K/Metal Gate systems and new ALD platforms to name a few.

As Process and Device Integration Engineer at Matrix Semiconductors (Acquired by SanDisk), Maitreyee developed many innovative ideas for building 3D Memory Devices.

Maitreyee holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the College of Engineering in Pune, India and a Master’s degree in Material Science from University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. She holds over 40 patents and is a recipient of YWCA TWIN award (Tribute to Women in Industry). She is on the council for Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) Women Leadership Initiative and actively participates in promoting women in engineering at Western Digital and through GSA.

She is based at the company’s San Jose, CA headquarters location.

  • Presentation

Technology Innovation in Memory Manufacturing

Western Digital is leading the way in bringing technology and innovation into their manufacturing sites, becoming a world leader in implementing 4IR technology in the semi-conductor industry. Having the first World Economic Forum “Lighthouses” in Malaysia and Thailand, Western Digital are leaders in scaling innovation with next-gen manufacturing technologies. Facilities deploy artificial intelligence and automation technologies to achieve new levels of sustainability and efficiency across the production chain. Further, due to carbon reduction initiatives and requirements, Western Digital is committed to reduce operational emissions by 42% by 2030 through focusing on operational efficiencies, adoption of on-site solar, and direct procurement of renewable energy.

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  • Company Profile

Western Digital

At Western Digital, we create storage technology that unlocks the potential of data and closes the gap between people’s aspirations and their ability to actualize them. With both Flash and HDD products underpinned by groundbreaking advancements in memory technologies, our broad portfolio provides powerful data storage solutions for everyone, from the smallest, intelligent devices to the largest public clouds. Through our innovation, we strive to fuel the potential for what’s possible and create a world where data is an accessible asset that leads to deeper connections, new breakthroughs and smarter decisions.

Building global trust for decades over 50 years, we proudly offer solutions via our portfolio of brands – Western Digital®, WD®, SanDisk®, SanDisk® Professional and WD_BLACK™. Recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical (Ethisphere) and America’s Most Responsible (Newsweek) companies in 2021, Western Digital operates in 30+ countries with over 65,000 employees and maintains over 13,000 patents.

Western Digital Corporation
5601 Great Oaks Parkway
San Jose, CA 95119 USA
Tel. +1.408.717.6000

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