Stanley T. Myers
Former CEO, SEMI
Stanley T. Myers is Director Emeritus of the SEMI Board of Directors and the past President & CEO of Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI®). Headquartered in San Jose, California, SEMI is a global industry association serving more than 2,000 global companies that provide the equipment, materials, and services to manufacture semiconductors, displays, photovoltaics, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) and related technologies.
Prior to his appointment as SEMI president and CEO in 1996, Stanley worked for 17 years at Siltec Silicon, a manufacturer of silicon wafers, based in Salem, Oregon. He served as president and CEO since 1985, and in 1986 he completed negotiations for the acquisition of Siltec by Mitsubishi Materials Corporation, In July 1996, Siltec officially changed its name to Mitsubishi Silicon America Corporation (MSA). Prior to Siltec/MSA, Stanley worked for Monsanto Corporation for 18 years.
Myers continues to serve on the SEMI Board of Directors, a post to which he was elected in 1988. He is Chairman of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Advisory Board to MATEC (Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center). Myers also is a member of the Engineering Advisory Board, School of Engineering, San Jose State University. He serves on the SEMI Foundation Board of Directors and on the Silicon Valley Capital Club Board of Governors. Stanley has been Chairman of the Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame Judges Committee since 2009. In 2011, he became a member of the Computer History Museum’s Semiconductor special interest group focusing on Oral Histories of industry leaders.
Stanley earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Kansas. In May 2007, he was inducted into the Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Hall of Fame at the University of Kansas.
He was a recipient of the Exemplary Community Leadership Award by the Silicon Valley Conference on Community and Justice in 2006, and in that year was inducted into the Silicon Valley Capital Club Wall of Fame. In February 2008, Myers was inducted into the Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame.