Expertise DescriptionI have more than 40 years in the semiconductor manufacturing industry and over 25 years hands-on experience in the field. I have provided independent analysis and consulting services, including strategic planning, marketing, technology, expert witness and business development within the semiconductor and capital equipment sectors. I managed functions of yield management, product engineering, quality and operations. I was part of an executive team that led a semiconductor test equipment maker through a turnaround and IPO. I have in-depth knowledge of the semiconductor wafer probe, packaging and test segment, integrated circuit fabrication, and also have experience with the wafer processing industry. I have over 5 years expert witness experience.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes technical analysis of semiconductor manufacturing as it relates to the U.S. tax codes to clarify interpretation for underlying tax assumptions, analysis of Marketing Plan for a product launch to the semiconductor manufacturing marketplace, helping defendant in a breach of contract case, and analysis of several patents in the area of semiconductor wafer test for a defendant in front of ITC – International Trades Commission.
My consulting services include Strategic Marketing, Business Development / Investment Banking, Industry Analyst, Technical & Market Diligence, Expert Witness, Public Speaking.
|B.S.||Electrical & Electronic Engineering||Heriot Watt University|
Awards & Affiliation
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases