Matthew Knowles is the product marketing manager for the Silicon Learning and Analog products at Mentor, a Siemens Business. He has worked in various product management and marketing roles throughout the semiconductor industry for the last 22 years. From 1997 to 2006, Matthew held various leadership roles at Intel. Previous to joining Mentor from 2006-2016, he was instrumental bringing several new products to market for physical failure analysis (FEI, now ThermoFisher) laser micro machining (ESI) and wafer metrology (Zygo, now Nanometrics). His current focus is on diagnosis, yield analysis, and silicon bring up and debug. He earned his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado.