Thomas Piliszczuk joined Soitec in 2009 as senior vice president of marketing, business development and global sales. He is managing a large international team to support Soitec business at the worlwide level. Prior to Soitec, Piliszczuk was with KLA-Tencor, where he held various senior management positions related to business strategies and alliances with largest semiconductor companies worldwide. During his tenure there, Piliszczuk had responsibility of European operations. Earlier in his carrier, he worked at Sematech managing advanced lithography projects. Piliszczuk received his Ph.D degree from the Ruprecht-Karls-Universitat Heildelberg in Germany, an electrical engineering degree from the Gdansk Polytechnic University in Poland and business degree from Stanford University.