SMC 2014 Speaker - Angela Franklin, TriQuint - Biography

Angela Franklin 
Senior Corporate Supplier Engineer
TriQuint Semiconductor

Angela Franklin’s career in semiconductors has spanned 32 years in both large and small companies and across various job functions.  After a college internship with IBM, she joined Shipley (now Rohm&Haas/DOW) as a Photoresist Chemist.  In 1985 she joined National Semiconductor where her 25 years of experience included Materials Engineering, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Assembly, Quality Assurance, Special Projects, and Six Sigma Projects Manager.  In 2011 she joined TriQuint, a diverse company with processes running on numerous specialty substrates including Silicon, Gallium Nitride, Gallium Arsenide, and others.  Angela currently holds the position of Senior Corporate Supplier Engineer and manages the technical side of most fab material commodities for the US production sites.  Her past and current roles provide insight into suppliers, fabs, and customer demands and the challenges of both small and large volume manufacturers.