Kirk Hasserjian is corporate vice president for Applied Global Services organization and leads the Service Product Development organization. His group is responsible for creating comprehensive service products utilizing data analytics to improve all aspects of tool performance for Applied’s customers. Prior to this, he led the Silicon Systems Group Strategic Programs, where he was responsible for the critical growth programs to improve the company’s future including Applied’s 450mm efforts. Since joining Applied as appointed vice president for the SunFab operations organization in May 2009, he drove significant improvements and became corporate vice president and general manager of the SunFab Thin Film Solar business.
Prior to joining Applied, Mr. Hasserjian served in a variety of technical and management roles, most recently as senior vice president for Global Manufacturing Operations at FormFactor, Inc. He previously spent 25 years at Intel Corporation, where his responsibilities included leading Intel’s Flash memory technology development activities in NOR, NAND and future non-volatile memory technologies as General Manager of California Technology and Manufacturing. He also held technical and management positions in the company’s D2 development and manufacturing facility, including five years as D2 plant manager managing the facility’s factory performance and all technology module development activities.
Mr. Hasserjian received his bachelor of science degree in chemistry from the University of San Francisco and a master of science degree in chemical engineering from Stanford University.