President and CEO, SEMI
Ajit Manocha is the president and CEO of SEMI, the global industry association serving the electronics manufacturing supply chain. Manocha has more than 35 years of global experience in the semiconductor industry.
Manocha was formerly CEO at GLOBALFOUNDRIES, during which he also served as vice chairman and chairman of the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA). Earlier, Manocha served as EVP of worldwide operations at Spansion. Prior to Spansion, Manocha was EVP and chief manufacturing officer at Philips/NXP Semiconductors. He began his career at AT&T Bell Laboratories as a research scientist where he was granted several patents related to microelectronics manufacturing.