Oreste Donzella serves as Sr. Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at KLA Corporation.
In his current position, Oreste is responsible for corporate communications, market analytics, customer technology roadmap and semiconductor ecosystem collaborations. In addition to his CMO responsibilities, he is also in charge of automotive solutions and collaborations, the ICOS division and back-end packaging initiatives.
Prior to his current role, Oreste led the world-wide field applications engineering team, and was responsible for Customer Engagement projects and product portfolio optimization for wafer inspection platforms at KLA.
Previously, Oreste was Vice President and General Manager of the Surfscan and SWIFT divisions at KLA-Tencor. In these positions, Oreste was responsible for the unpatterned wafer inspection, wafer geometry, and macro inspection business, overseeing new products development, sales, and marketing activities, customer support, and ultimately, division financial performance (P&L).
Oreste brings 25+ years of experience in the semiconductor industry. Prior to joining KLA in 1999, he spent more than six years at Texas Instruments and Micron Technology, holding engineering and management positions in the process integration and yield enhancement departments.