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Ginetto Addiego

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President & Chief Executive Officer, Ultra Clean Technologies

Dr. Gino Addiego has served as President and Chief Operating Officer since March 8, 2011.

Dr. Addiego joined Ultra Clean with over 22 years of executive experience in the semiconductor capital equipment industry.

Before joining Ultra Clean, Dr. Addiego was at Novellus Systems for six years where he most recently held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer and previously, Executive Vice President of Corporate Operations. Prior to Novellus, Dr. Addiego spent more than nine years at Applied Materials, where he was responsible for global operations (including manufacturing, supply chain, and facilities), all of the semiconductor product groups, central engineering, and information technology.  Dr. Addiego also worked at KLA-Tencor and Photon Dynamics.

Dr. Addiego received both his bachelor’s and doctorate degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He holds seven patents and was nominated for the National Inventor of the Year Award in 1993.

David Albertalli

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Former CTO, Litrex Corporation

David co-founded Litrex Corp. He served as CTO from 2000 to 2008 and led the development of the company’s industrial flat panel ink jet equipment.

Before Litrex he spent 6 years as vice president of engineering at Gretag/ RasterGraphics. He developed the world’s first wide-format graphic arts ink jet printer using Piezo technology. Before RasterGraphics, he was vice president of engineering at Xerox Engineering Systems, the premier vendor of wide-format Electrostatic Printers. Here, he became chief engineer for electrostatic product development and served on two Xerox Corporate Technology Committees. Earlier roles included: director of engineering at a venture-funded start-up developing a magnetic tape storage system, a ten-year stint with Dataproducts developing high-speed impact printers, and two years each at NCR and Boeing Corp.

David has a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Kansas University. He holds 11 patents.

Vladimir Bulovic

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Associate Dean for Innovation, MIT School of Engineering

Vladimir is Associate Dean for Innovation at MIT’s School of Engineering.  He oversees efforts that support innovation and entrepreneurship, and serves as the School’s faculty lead in the design and construction of MIT’s new nano-fabrication and nano-characterization facility.

In October 2013, he was named co-leader of MIT’s new Innovation Initiative.

As a co-founder of Kateeva, he co-invented the technology at the heart of the company. In his research work at MIT, Vladimir studies physical properties of nanoscale materials and applies the basic findings to development of novel electronic and optoelectronic devices that aim to surpass the performance of today’s state-of-the-art technologies.

He holds more than 40 U.S. patents in areas of organic and nanostructured light emitting diodes, lasers, photovoltaics, photodetectors, and programmable memories, the majority of which have been licensed and utilized by both start-up and multinational companies.

Yong-Kil Kim

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Executive Vice President & General Manager of Asia Pacific Operations for VSEA, and President of Varian Korea Ltd.

Yong-Kil is executive vice president and general manager of Asia Pacific operations for Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates (VSEA), the leading supplier of ion implant equipment to semiconductor manufacturers. He also serves as president of Varian Korea Ltd.

Before VSEA, Yong-Kil held various positions in applications, marketing and sales at Varian Associates. Prior to Varian, Yong-Kil worked at IBM’s T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York.

Yong-Kil holds a PH.D. degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and MS and BS degrees from Seoul National University in Seoul, Korea.

Martin Schmidt

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Professor & Provost, MIT

Martin is a professor of electrical engineering and computer science at MIT where he also serves as Provost.

He is a co-founder of Kateeva and co-inventor of the technology that initiated the company. His MIT research is broadly in the area of micro and nanofabrication technology and devices. He specifically works on MEMS technology, devices and systems for applications in health care, energy and consumer/industrial applications.

Martin has published over 200 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers and holds more than two dozen issued patents. He has served as co-founder or co-inventor of the core technology for six start-up companies. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and recipient of an Honorary Degree from the Technical University of Denmark.

Michael Yang, Ph.D.

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Vice President of Business Development, Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates

Michael Yang is vice president of business development at Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, the leading supplier of ion implant equipment to semiconductor manufacturers.

He is responsible for new business development activities in semiconductor and adjacent markets. Prior to Varian Semiconductor, he held a number of management positions at Applied Materials.

Michael received a Ph.D. degree in physical chemistry from Columbia University.