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Ken Shibita

President Japan
ISES

Biography

Ken Shibata has been immersed in the semiconductor industry since 1980. He initiated his career at a manufacturing company within Hitachi Semiconductor Division, where he spent the first decade as a backend assembly process engineer. Over the subsequent 10 years, he played a pivotal role in promoting the OSAT business. From 2001 to 2014, Ken contributed significantly to Amkor Technology Japan, ultimately holding the position of Representative Director and Sales VP. Following this, he served as Representative Director and Senior Vice President at UTAC Japan from November 2014 to June 2019. Ken joined ISES on October 15, 2023.

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International Semiconductor Executive Summits (ISES) holds a significant position within the semiconductor industry. Since 2010 we have scaled 8 major successful regional events globally. Our initiatives to date have been fully supported by local governments. For e.g., ISES USA is hosted in partnership with the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, ISES Taiwan is hosted in partnership with ITRI, ISES EU is hosted in partnership with the EU Commission, ISES Southeast Asia in partnership with Invest in Penang. We serve as a platform where senior executives in technology, manufacturing and R&D from various semiconductor companies, technology providers, and related industries gather to exchange information, shape strategies, and discuss the industry’s direction. Our summits have influenced industry trends and decisions due to the high-level discussions that take place.