President, SEMI Japan
As President of SEMI Japan, Osamu Nakamura has full responsibility for SEMI operations and oversees development of the association’s programs, committees, products and services in the region. He is responsible for relationships with SEMI members as well as industry, government, academia and other local associations and constituents in Japan. Additionally, Nakamura is charged with supporting SEMI members from all regions that have interests in SEMICON Japan, the region's premier microelectronics and advanced manufacturing supply chain event.
Nakamura has over 30 years of experience in the semiconductor equipment business in Japan and overseas. He has held various management positions at Hitachi High Technologies, including head of its Semiconductor Equipment Business. Prior positions include managing director, president and chief executive officer for Hitachi High-Technologies (Singapore) and management positions in semiconductor equipment business operations in both Germany and the United States.
While an industry executive, Nakamura served on the SEMI Japan Regional Advisory Board and was elected to the SEMI International Board of Directors, a position he has vacated to serve as the head of SEMI regional operations.
Nakamura earned a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Waseda University.