R (Jaga) Jagannathan, President and CEO
Semiconductor technology executive with extensive experience in leadership positions across Research, Development, Manufacturing and Client facing marketing; Has consistently demonstrated high impact innovation focused leadership with ability to deal with ambiguity, complexity and drive clarity with execution in key areas of advanced technology; Proven ability to collaborate and influence across multiple disciplines and functions with positive “can do” inspirational leadership; Delivered process elements at multiple critical technology road map inflection points including High K / Metal Gate, Nickel alloy silicide, Strain elements, 193 nm lithography and patterning through multiple nodes; Demonstrated leadership in developing and fostering multi-company collaborative solution teams
Michael Walsh, General Manager
Walsh has 20 years of experience managing the development, manufacturing, global deployment and support of leading edge technology capital equipment production systems. As Director of Product Development at Exogenesis Corporation, Mike plays a lead role in development and commercialization of ANAB processing tools and technology. Mike held management and engineering positions with Tokyo Electron Epion, Epion Corp. and Axcelis Technologies.
Edward Barth, BOD
Barth brings over 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry to NPC. For the past two years Edward has served in multiple capacities at SEMATECH and is now the Vice President of Business Development and Alliances. He had a 20 year career at IBM and Digital Equipment Corporation in roles ranging from process R&D engineering to business development. Edward holds a PhD in Materials Science from the University of Texas at Austin and holds six US patents.