BOSTON, USA: The SOI Industry Consortium, a not-for-profit organization aimed at accelerating innovation and adoption of energy-efficient silicon-on-insulator (SOI) technology across the electronics industry, announced new additions to its board of directors: Michael J. Cadigan, general manager, IBM Microelectronics Systems & Technology Group, as the new board chair; Simon Segars, executive vice president and general manager, Physical IP Division, ARM Ltd.; and Laurent Malier, chief executive officer of CEA-Leti, as its new treasurer.
“We are extremely pleased to have Mike, Simon and Laurent join us to help shape the future of our organization and our collaborative efforts to promote and develop SOI’s low power capabilities,”said Horacio Mendez, executive director of the SOI Industry Consortium.
“We would like to thank our outgoing chair, André-Jacques Auberton-Hervé for his outstanding leadership in the development of the consortium. Thanks also to Tom Lantsch, from ARM, who has served us well as treasurer of the board, and to Mark Ireland for his outstanding support representing IBM on our board for the past three years.”
André-Jacques Auberton-Hervé, chief executive officer of Soitec, continues to serve the SOI Industry Consortium as chair emeritus.
Current members of the SOI Industry Consortium board of directors are:
Michael J. Cadigan, chairman; IBM Microelectronics Systems & Technology Group
Laurent Malier, treasurer; CEA-Leti
André-Jacques Auberton-Hervé, chair emeritus; Soitec
Horacio Mendez; SOI Industry Consortium executive director
Simon Segars; ARM Ltd.
Udo Nothelfer; GLOBALFOUNDRIES
Michael Mendicino; Freescale Semiconductor
Joel Hartmann; ST Microelectronics
C.S. Yeh; UMC
The SOI Industry Consortium welcomes companies, organizations, government and academic institutions to join the group in extending Moore’s law scaling and applying the full benefits of SOI-based electronics to global sustainability challenges, lowering the total cost-of-ownership of electronics and improving the quality of life.