VLSIresearch Semiconductor Industry – Hall of Fame


    These are the executives that made the most of this year. For some, it's taken several years of methodical execution to an overarching strategy to bring this year together. For others it was about being fleet of feet. They will tell you they are parts of bigger teams who really made it possible.


    2017 All Stars of the Semiconductor Industry

    • Omkaram (Om) Nalamasu, Applied Materials
    • Peter Wennink, ASML
    • Lee Wai Kwong, ASM Pacific Technology
    • Luis Müller, Cohu
    • Atsushi (Art) Horiba, Horiba
    • Martin Anstice, LAM Research
    • Deirdre Hanford, Synopsys
    • Tim Moriarty, Teradyne
    • Tony Kawai, Tokyo Electron Limited


    Semiconductor Industry Hall of Fame:

    These are the individuals who have made systematic contributions to the semiconductor industry. Their contributions advanced customers, technology, Moore’s Law and business fundamentals. Without them, our industry would be much smaller, and would have had a much smaller impact on everyone’s lives around the globe


    2017 Inductees to the Hall of Fame are:

    • Marc Durcan: Keeping America competitive in advanced memory manufacturing
    • Jensen Huang: Brought high-end GPUs to the consumer
    • Irwin Jacobs: Conceived the smartphone and sold the concept by taping together a PDA and cellphone
    • Sanjay Jha: Shepherded New York’s semiconductor research brain trust from IBM to GLOBALFOUNDRIES
    • Paul Otellini: His vision and strategy proved a catalyst to build out the WiFi infrastructure
    • Robin Saxby: Introduced microprocessor IP licensing model
    • Lisa Su: Led AMD to be a leader with consumer-grade high-performance heterogeneous ICs.


    Semiconductor Industry Hall of Fame members can be found at ChipHistory.org






















































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