Gary Patton, IBM Research - Biography

Dr. Gary Patton
Vice President
IBM Semiconductor Research and Development Center


Dr. Gary Patton is Vice President of IBM’s Semiconductor Research and Development Center (SRDC), which has major facilities in East Fishkill, New York, Burlington, Vermont, and the Albany Nanotech Research Center in Albany, New York. Under his leadership, IBM’s technology and SRDC teams continue to be at the forefront of innovation in silicon technology, developing IBM’s next-generation SOI, bulk CMOS logic, embedded DRAM, packaging research and development, and 3D Integration. During his career at IBM, Dr. Patton has held various management and executive positions in IBM’s Microelectronics, Storage Technology, and Research divisions, including leadership positions in technology and product development, manufacturing, and business line management. As General Manager of the Head and Media Technology business unit, he contributed to the successful merger of the IBM and Hitachi Storage Technology businesses.

Dr. Patton was named IEEE Fellow in 2010 for his contribution to silicon germanium heterojunction bipolar transistors.

Dr. Patton received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from UCLA