Eric is a business development manager for Advantest’s SOC business group covering Taiwan and Southeast Asia. He graduated from the University of Southern California with a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering. He has worked at HP, Agilent, Verigy, and Advantest for 18 years. Prior to his current role, he was an Application Engineer supporting major chipset customers, an Application Consultant at the Center of Expertise focusing on high speed digital, as well as a Service and Support Manager for high speed memory.
Simone graduated with a degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Pisa (Italy). He got a job as a researcher at the Italian National Institute for Nuclear Physics (high-energy particles) before moving to Micron UK as a wafer fab Process Engineer. Then, he worked as a Process Integration Engineer (assembly, packaging and test) for Colibrys MEMS (Neuchatel, Switzerland). In 2001, he was hired as an Application Engineer with a main focus on high-speed digital and RF applications, by Agilent Technologies, which became Verigy and then Advantest. He has over 15 years of experience in the semiconductor arena, spanning from silicon design and process simulation, to wafer fabrication, to test and assembly techniques. He enjoys spending his free time cycling, hiking, playing basketball, taking photographs, and most of all playing everything and anything with his son.
Alex graduated with a Bachelor's degree from Chung Yuan Christian University and developed the first sheet feed scanner at MUST in the Hsinchu Science Based Industrial Park to focus on software and application development. He has more than 20 years of experience in System Product Development, Automatic Test Equipment Business Development, Marketing, General Affairs, Human Resources, and IT in Taiwan and China. He is currently leading the Mechatronic Operation Group and New Concept Product Initiative Group for the solutions development of Factory Automation, Device Interface, and new product initiatives at Advantest.
Vice President, Global Marketing Communications
During her 20 years in the semiconductor industry, Judy has been responsible for various aspects of global marketing communications, including public relations, M&A, crisis and employee communications, investor relations, product launches, brand management, tradeshow and event marketing, web management, and social media. As the VOICE Ambassador since 2009, Judy has worked with the VOICE Committee on initiatives to grow and expand the program year-over-year.
Summer is an Expert Engineer at Advantest Taiwan. He graduated from Chung Yuan Christian University and holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering. Summer has more than 13 years of testing experience, which includes high speed digital, mixed signal, DC and RF on different ATE platforms. He specializes in “Customer Focus” to provide overall testing solutions and planning for local fabless companies.
Kevin is an Expert Engineer at Advantest Taiwan. He graduated from the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology and received his Master’s degree in Automation and Control. Kevin has worked at Agilent, Verigy and Advantest for more than 11 years supporting the V93000 platform as a System Engineer. His work focuses specifically on both Digital and Mixed Signal application.
Memory System Engineering Manager
Angela joined HP in 1997 as an application engineer (she then worked at Agilent, Verigy and Advantest) developing applications on various tester platforms. She has more than 20 years of experience supporting the Board Test, V93000 SoC, HSM and SLT platforms. Angela graduated from Providence University with a degree in Computer Science and Information Management.
Hagen graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Stuttgart and joined Hewlett-Packard in 1997 as a SW R&D engineer for the development of network management systems. In 2002 he moved to the semiconductor test (ATE) group of Agilent Technologies as an Application Expert and held this position until 2012. Since then he has been working as Solution Product Manager for mixed-signal solutions for the Advantest V93000 platform.
Michael has more than 20 years of experience in the Automatic Test Equipment industry. He joined Agilent in 2006 as an Application Engineer and continued his career with Verigy, and then Advantest. He is currently a fabless team manager at Advantest Taiwan, working in the Hsinchu office.
Memory System Engineering Manager
Wallon is the Memory SE Manager at Advantest Taiwan in the HuKo office. He joined Advantest in 1997 and is currently in charge of memory application support. Wallon mainly focuses on Memory ATE products such as the T5300, T5500, T5800, and the V6K series PJ management.
A 30-year veteran of Advantest, Amy has been instrumental in helping the company transition and grow from its start-up days on the East Coast to its current leadership role as a mainstay of the Silicon Valley. Amy is responsible for public and investor relations, plays an active role as a member of the International Test Steering Committee, and serves as marketing chair of the annual IEEE Test Vision 2020 Workshop.
Director, New Business Enabling & Probe Card Dept.
Kevin joined Advantest Taiwan in 2012 with 25 years of semiconductor industry experience including test & measurement, RF & microwave applications, and wafer testing related fields. He oversees the New Business Enabling of NCPI (New Concept Products Initiative) and the Probe Card Department.
Yuh-Dong has nearly 20 years of working experience in the Automatic Test Equipment industry. He is currently an SoC SE Manager at Advantest Taiwan, working in the Hsinchu office. He joined HP in 1998 as an Application Engineer and continued his career with Agilent, Verigy, and then Advantest.
Marketing Communication Project Manager
Muriel oversees the New Concept Product Initiative Project and CSR at Advantest Taiwan. She is also in charge of marketing communications at Advantest covering Taiwan and supporting China and Singapore. Muriel has worked for HP, Agilent, Verigy and Advantest for 20 years. She graduated from the Taiwan National Central University with a Bachelor’s degree in English.
Claire graduated from the University of California Santa Barbara with two degrees, one in Communications and the other in Global Studies. She initially joined Advantest as a summer intern during college and then became a regular employee after spending a year working and traveling in Asia. As a member of the Global Marketing Communications team, Claire aids in a variety of tasks from content writing and social media work to event planning and show logistics.
Tish has more than 20 years of multi-industry experience spanning all aspects of communications. She is currently a member of the Global Marketing Communications team at Advantest, and also worked in corporate communications at Verigy and Agilent Technologies. In addition, her career includes management roles in marketing and entertainment public relations, as well as time spent as an on-air radio personality in Texas. Tish graduated with honors from San Francisco State University and holds an MBA from San Jose State.
Vinna graduated from the National Yunlin University of Science and Technology. She has made numerous contributions to the success of several projects and improvements since she joined Advantest Taiwan in 2007. Vinna has experience in most functions of finance including cost analysis, inventory, accounts payable, budget, SOX audit, cash management, and financial report analysis. She is currently the lead of Financial Operations at Advantest Taiwan.