Corporate Vice President, Emerging Business, 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 and Lam’s venture investment activity. Before that he was the CTO of the Global Product Group for the past 3 years. 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 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.