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YT Chin

Senior Director, Flash Backend Engineering
Western Digital


Dr. YT Chin is a seasoned executive leading Western Digital SSD Operations in Batu Kawan, Penang. With 27 years of experience in Manufacturing and R&D, specializing in Advanced Packaging, Package Development, and Operations in the semiconductor industry, he is recognized for his expertise. Dr. Chin’s passion for advancing manufacturing in the Industry Revolution 4.0 era earned him the prestigious WEF Global Lighthouse award. He is a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Scientist, known for successfully delivering complex technical programs in advanced packaging. As a speaker, Dr. YT Chin brings valuable insights into advanced packaging, manufacturing, and the transformative potential of Industry Revolution 4.0. YT Chin holds the titles of Chartered Engineer, Chartered Scientist and a Fellow of IOM3 (uk).

Company Profile

Western Digital

Western Digital Corporation is an American data storage company renowned for its innovative solutions. With a wide range of products including hard drives, solid-state drives, and data center solutions, Western Digital prioritizes data security and protection, consistently pushing the boundaries of storage technology to meet evolving customer needs.