PETER UM

Chairman and CEO

Peter leads the Eugene Technology and Eugenus organizations as Chairman and CEO. Eugenus was established after Eugene Technology acquired Aixtron semiconductor division in November, 2017. Peter brings a wealth of experience to Eugenus, with the vision to grow the company from a key semiconductor equipment innovator in Silicon Valley to a global industry leader.

C.S. PARK
Advisory Board Member

C.S. is the former CEO of Hynix Semiconductor and has held various positions at Hyundai Electronics, including Corporate Executive Vice President, Senior Vice President for Worldwide Semiconductor Marketing and Sales, and President of North American operations. Prior to that, he was CEO of Maxtor Corporation until it was acquired by Seagate Technology, where he served as a Seagate’s board member through 2018. C.S. has also been on a number of corporate and non-profit boards, including Brooks Automation, Computer Sciences Corporation, Enphase Energy, and Silicon Valley Community Foundation. C.S. has a BA from Yonsei University, South Korea; an MBA from the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; and PhD in Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University in Florida.

J.W. KIM

Interim General Manager

J.W. leads all management and operational aspects of Eugenus, providing vision and leadership to help to grow and develop the company. Prior to his role at Eugenus, he was Executive Vice President at SK Hynix for 27 years, and was responsible for DRAM, NAND process, and NAND development. J.W. received his BS in Metallurgical Engineering from Seoul National University, and obtained his Material Engineering PhD from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST).

MIGUEL SALDANA

Senior VP, Chief Technology Officer

Miguel serves as the company’s CTO. With more than 25 years of experience in design and product development, he is a proven technical leader, with prior management roles at Aixtron, Veeco, and Lam Research. He is author and/or co-author of 17 US patents and several patents pending. He holds an MSE in Engineering and Engineering Management from Santa Clara University, and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from California State Polytechnic University.

JASON KIM

Chief Administrative Officer

Jason is responsible for the overall administrative operations of the company. He is a veteran industry executive with over 30 years of experience in the semiconductor, LCD, and consumer electronics markets. Prior to joining Eugenus, he was General Manager of Hyundai Information Technologies, USA. Jason has also held leadership roles at several venture capital firms, and other industry positions. He received his BS in Computer Science from Kwang Woon University in Seoul, South Korea.

MATT FLYNN

Senior VP, Global Sales & Service

Matt is a seasoned sales leader responsible for the company’s North American Operations and Overseas Business Development, including Sales, Marketing, Field Service, Customer Support, Applications Engineering, and Spare Parts Logistics. Matt’s vast industry experience includes management roles at Eaton and Cherry Semiconductor, as well as senior leadership roles at Axcelis and SourceWell. He has served on the Board of Sumitomo Eaton Nova and the Advisory Board of two device startups, SiOnyx and Decoris. He received his BA and Public Business Administration MA from University of South Florida. 

NILOY MUKHERJEE

VP, Process Technology 

Niloy leads Process Development on the Eugenus ALD and CVD tool platforms, as well as the Applications Lab and Process Engineering team. He has broad experience in thin films materials science and process technology of thin films, with more than 14 years in semiconductor R&D, and engineering leadership roles at Intel and Aixtron. Niloy holds more than 95 US patents and 250 patents worldwide and has authored/co-authored over 30+ scientific articles. He received his PhD in Materials Science & Engineering and an MS in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio, and holds a BE in Metallurgical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Karnataka, India.

SHERRY CHAPMAN

Senior Director, Human Resources

As Head of People and Culture, Sherry directly impacts how Eugenus takes shape, fulfills its vision and lives its values. Partnering with cross-functional leaders, she establishes organizational and people practices and develops solutions to create a workplace environment where employees love their roles and feel challenged. Sherry’s strategic global HR leadership roles span 15 years, both as a consultant and executive leader, working with high tech companies Tibco, Zoran, and others. Her diverse experience includes taking a company from startup to IPO. Sherry has a BA from Washington State University and an MSx from Stanford Graduate School of Business.