Karen Lightman

Vice President, MEMS & Sensors Industry Group

Karen Lightman is Vice President of the MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (MSIG), a SEMI Global Association Partner. As the go-to resource for linking the MEMS and sensors supply chains to diverse, global markets, MSIG helps industry players make meaningful business connections and informed decisions. 

Lightman played a pivotal role in launching MSIG in 2001 and in shepherding the partnership with SEMI, effective January 2017. As Vice President of the group she manages MSIG operations, spearheads strategic growth, and oversees sales, public relations, marketing, and outreach. Lightman also plays a critical role in creating content for all MSIG and MSIG-partner conferences, events, and programming.

Lightman holds a BA from the University of Vermont and a MS in Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University. She resides with her family in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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