Tom Walsh, PhD


Dr. Walsh is President of TEL NEXX at Tokyo Electron, a semiconductor equipment manufacturer building advanced packaging tools.   Walsh led teams of semiconductor professionals to successfully deliver game changing technologies to the market, including the growth and eventual sale of NEXX Systems to Tokyo Electron for Advanced Packaging Deposition (2012), the development of the Novellus Sabre Plating system for Copper Interconnect (1998) and the commercialization of the IBM Atomic Force Microscope (1993).  Over the past 25 years, Walsh held roles from scientist to corporate executive at IBM, Novellus and NEXX Systems.

Dr. Walsh has a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from Purdue University and an MBA from the Stern Business School at NYU.

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