Jeffrey Marks, Ph.D., Vice President Advanced Technology, Lam Research Corporation
Dr. Jeffrey Marks has spent the past 25 years in the semiconductor industry, focusing on advanced process equipment development and business growth. He joined Lam Research Corporation in 1999, and is currently the CVP responsible for emerging businesses. Before that he was the CTO of the Global Product Group for the past 3 year. Dr. Marks also managed the company’s spin, linear, bevel clean products, and the dielectric etch business during his first 12 years at the company. He worked for Applied Materials from 1988 until 1999 and was responsible for several key technology and business activities, including flat panel etch, CMP, dielectric etch, and dielectric CVD. He received his Ph.D. in chemistry from Stanford University and his B.S. degree in chemistry from the University of California, San Diego. He holds numerous patents and has authored several technical publications in the areas of semiconductor processing and thin-film applications.