SEMI Webinar: Intellectual Property Challenges to Innovation Speaker Bio



Harvey Frye

Vice Chairman, Tokyo Electron America

Mr. Frye is currently Vice Chairman of Tokyo Electron America.  In this role he focuses on contributing to TEL’s corporate business strategy in the solar/energy sectors, as well as oversight for the U.S. micro-electronics industry relations, and various other projects.

Prior to this role he was President of TEL America from 2004-2009, focusing on TEL’s sales and support operations for North America.  Before being President he was the Senior VP of Marketing, Sales and Service.  Mr. Frye joined TEL in 1998.

He has been a sales, marketing and field operations executive in the semiconductor industry for 30 years with Eaton Corp., KLA Instruments, and a startup company assisting with the IPO and a later merger.  Preceding the semiconductor industry tenure, he had industry experience in marketing and manufacturing management.

Mr. Frye earned a B.S. degree from the University of New Hampshire.  He currently serves on various advisory boards; including Phunware, SEMI’s North America Advisory Board, the University of Texas at Austin’s College of Natural Sciences Foundation, Memorial Museum/Natural Science Center, the ATI Clean Energy Incubator, and the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce’s Tech-Partnership Executive Committee.

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