Mark Fissel, Vice President, 450 mm Program, Lam Research Corporation
Mark Fissel is vice president of the 450 mm program at Lam Research Corporation. His tenure with Lam began with the company’s merger with Novellus Systems, Inc. in June 2012. At Novellus, he was vice president and general manager of the 450 program. During his 20 years at Novellus, Mr. Fissel held several executive roles, including vice president of corporate marketing, vice president of deposition product sales, and vice president and general manager of the integrated metals PVD business unit. His Novellus experience also spans various process and product development management positions. Before joining Novellus, Mr. Fissel held several process engineering research and development positions at LSI Logic and Sierra Semiconductor. He holds both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Drexel University in Philadelphia.