President Emeritus, Applied Materials Inc.
Dr. Maydan has been President Emeritus of Applied Materials, Inc., a semiconductor manufacturing equipment company, since April 2003 and a member of that company's Board of Directors since June 1992. Prior to that, he had been President of Applied Materials since January 1994. From March 1990 to January 1994, Dr. Maydan served as Applied Materials' Executive Vice President, with responsibility for all product lines and new product development. Before joining Applied Materials in September 1980, Dr. Maydan spent thirteen years managing new technology development at Bell Laboratories during which time he pioneered laser recording of data on thin-metal films and made significant advances in photolithography and vapor deposition technology for semiconductor manufacturing. In 1998, Dr. Maydan was elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Dr. Maydan received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Technion, the Israel Institute of Technology, and his Ph.D. in Physics from Edinburgh University in Scotland.
Dr.Maydan serves on the company's compensation committee and nominating and governance committee.