Gino Addiego, Ph.D.
Operations and Quality
Dr. Gino Addiego is senior vice president of Engineering, Operations and Quality at Applied Materials, Inc. He works closely with all of the company’s business units to drive effective and efficient innovation, product creation, and engineering development critical to creating a pipeline of winning products for sustained and long-term profitable growth.
Dr. Addiego brings a unique perspective to Applied having successfully developed winning products and leading cross-functional groups that remain focused on the customer. Previously he was president and chief operating officer at Ultra Clean Technology (UCTT:NASDAQ), a supplier of critical subsystems for the semiconductor capital equipment, medical device, energy, research, and flat panel industries with several factories in China, Singapore and the U.S. Before joining Ultra Clean Technology, he was executive vice president at Novellus Systems for six years responsible for HR, Information Technology, Operations, Facilities, and Central Engineering, as well as executing on the company’s growth strategy and managing several European companies in the surface science area. Dr. Addiego spent more than nine years at Applied Materials, from 1996 to 2005, leading various successful product groups such as CMP and PDC, as well as key global organizations including Global Operations, Manufacturing, Foundation Engineering, and Information Technology.
Dr. Addiego received his bachelor of science and doctorate degrees in electrical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He holds several patents and was nominated for the National Inventor of the Year Award in 1993.