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Rick Burns

President Semiconductor Test Division


Rick Burns is the president of the Semiconductor Test Division at Teradyne, overseeing all of Teradyne’s automated test business units. Prior to this role, he was the vice president of Semiconductor Test engineering at Teradyne, where the team consistently created the high-performance hardware and software systems necessary to test the semiconductor industry’s most complex devices. Rick has over 30 years of engineering, engineering management and business leadership experience, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in physics from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from California State University, Northridge.

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Teradyne (NASDAQ:TER) brings high-quality innovations such as smart devices, life-saving medical equipment and data storage systems to market, faster. Its advanced test solutions for semiconductors, electronic systems, wireless devices and more ensure that products perform as they were designed. They solve complex test and automation challenges and enable businesses to achieve higher production volumes, higher quality and higher ROI. Its Industrial Automation offerings include collaborative and mobile robots that help manufacturers of all sizes improve productivity and lower costs. In 2021, Teradyne had revenue of $3.7 billion and today employs over 6,500 people worldwide. For more information, visit teradyne.com.

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