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LW Yong

Head of R&D, Power Modules in Asia


LW has 40 yrs of work experience with more than 35 years in semiconductor industry and 4 years in the Fibre Optics industry. He is currently the Head of Wolfspeed R&D for Power modules in Asia. He has worked in different countries in numerous positions from President, CTO, GM, VP of QA, Engineering & Facilities from Wafer Fab to Test including companies like Amkor, Carsem, Motorola, ST Micro, Hitachi and Finisar. He has also played Strategic Roles representing multiple sites, working with global teams as well as in having in depth & hands-on Operations/Engineering, Quality management background. In addition, he has also collaborated and participated actively with suppliers, government agencies and local institutions in various projects including Grants & Pioneer incentives, technical competencies development Programs with local Universities and Polytechnics. LW is also a member in the Semi SEA Regional Advisory Board since 2016.

Company Profile


Wolfspeed (NYSE: WOLF) leads the market in the worldwide adoption of Silicon Carbide and GaN technologies. We provide industry-leading solutions for efficient energy consumption and a sustainable future. Wolfspeed’s product families include Silicon Carbide materials, power-switching devices and RF devices targeted for various applications such as electric vehicles, fast charging, 5G, renewable energy and storage, and aerospace and defense. We unleash the power of possibilities through hard work, collaboration and a passion for innovation. Learn more at www.wolfspeed.com.

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