Rob is the General Manager for Delivery Systems and Services for North America and Europe at EMD Electronics. He holds more than 25 years of experience in the semiconductor sector and has extensive knowledge in managing technologies throughout their entire lifecycle.
Rob has conducted business globally for over half of his career. His unique perspective and approach pertaining to different cultures, business relationships, employees, governments, environmental issues, IP protection and negotiations has enabled him to garner trustworthy relationships with hundreds of semiconductor manufacturers and suppliers spread across North America, Europe and Asia. During his career Rob has purposefully worked in varied positions, each with added impact and opportunities to garner a deep understanding of the markets and the capital equipment business operating within those markets. Early on in his career, he focused heavily on the technology side of the business and held positions as a Chemist, Lab Manager and Test Manager. These roles paved the way for commercial and technology operational roles including, Product Manager, Engineering Manager, and Site Director. Rob holds a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Colorado and a M.B.A from the University of New Mexico.