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. 2018 Inductees to the Hall of Fame are Any Gold: Trusted advisor to Advantest for all U.S. matters, Howard Moss: For opening up western frontier of semiconductor industry to Americas space program, Yasuo Naruke: For maintaining NAND memory market competitiveness by ensuring successful creation of the independent Toshiba Memory Corporation, Jerry Sanders III: For creating the semiconductor sales model and the people-first model, Ray Stata: For creating the analog semiconductor business model, Rick Wallace: Incredibly focused and steady leader that has made KLA-Tencor the best financially-performing Semiconductor Equipment company, Peter Wennink: Provided business acumen to get EUV program into a commercial success.