Patrick Martin is in business development for new and emerging markets at Applied Materials. Prior to that he was responsible for field technology for the transistor and interconnect group. He began his career in 1988 at Texas Instruments holding various positions in process development and integration. For 6 years, Patrick was the Worldwide Plasma Technology Manager working on TI’s Joint Venture strategy and led an etch team that built 11 factories globally. Upon leaving TI, he spent 8 years in the mask industry exploring fundamental mask to wafer imaging capability. He holds a Master’s Degree in Physics from the University of Illinois Chicago and has numerous patents and publications in Semiconductor Technology.