David gained a B.Eng and PhD in Materials Engineering from Swansea University. His PhD thesis was in the field of organic semiconductors for electronic and optoelectronic applications.
In his professional career, David has accrued more than 25 years of experience in the Semiconductor Capital Equipment and research instrumentation sectors. Focused on new technology development, he has a strong process background in plasma etch and deposition for optoelectronics, photonics, MEMS, Power and RF Electronics, as well as advanced chip packaging technologies.
Building on this technical knowledge, David has a proven track record in developing strategic business partnerships, specializing in new technology developments and introduction of enabling process capabilities to leading semiconductor fabs worldwide.
David Joined Lam Research in June 2016. He is currently Vice President of Strategic Marketing in Lam’s Customer Support Business Group and is responsible for Lam’s strategy in Specialty Technologies.
Lam Research Corporation
Lam Research Corporation is a trusted global supplier of innovative wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry. Our strong values-based culture fuels our progress, and it’s through collaboration, precision, and delivery that we are driving semiconductor breakthroughs that define the next generation. Lam Research (Nasdaq: LRCX) is a FORTUNE 500® company headquartered in Fremont, California, with operations around the globe. Learn more at www.lamresearch.com