Kate Wilson has more than 25 years’ experience in the development and delivery of vacuum and abatement solutions for the global semiconductor industry.
Kate joined Edwards in the UK in 1994 on the company’s graduate scheme, moving on to develop her career through a number of product management and business development roles. In 1998, Kate relocated to the US to take up the role of Applications Engineer, working closely with semiconductor OEM customers to understand and develop solutions for their vacuum and abatement requirements.
From 2011, Kate played a key role in developing Edwards’ global Applications capability, with a focus on knowledge management and the conversion of customer and market information into product requirements. In the role of Global Applications Manager, Kate relocated to Korea for two years, during which time she gained excellent knowledge of Korean culture and was instrumental in helping Edwards build customer knowledge and relationships across the Asia region.
In 2017, Kate was appointed VP Marketing Subfab Solutions for Edwards’ global Semiconductor business, successfully supporting revenue growth through the delivery of market technology roadmaps, differentiated products, sales support, and operations forecasting to enable market share growth.
Kate took up the role of President of Edwards’ Semiconductor division in January 2021, based in Burgess Hill, UK.
Kate is a dual British and US citizen, and holds a BEng in Mechanical Engineering from Brunel University in the UK.
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Wednesday, July 13, 2022
3:00pm – 4:30pm