Chairman of the Board
Peter leads the Eugene Technology and Eugenus organizations as Chairman of the Board. 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.
President & CEO
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).
Advisory Board Member
Harry is a seasoned industry executive with over 40 years of experience in the semiconductor market. His significant contributions led him to be awarded the prestigious Korea Presidential Medal Of Merits for Contribution to Korea Semi Industry in 2019. Prior to joining the Eugenus board, his most recent roles at Lam Research included Sr. Advisor, Regional Vice President of Korea & Group Vice President, Legal Representative, and Chairman of Lam Research Korea LLC & Lam Manufacturing Korea. Harry received his BS and MS in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University.
Advisory Board Member
Peter is the CEO and co-founder of Eclair Medical Systems and joined Eugenus as an advisory board member in December 2019. A technology executive in Silicon Valley, Peters brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in company building and scaling startups. Peter has a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University.
Chief Commercial Officer
Curt leads our Global Sales, Marketing, and Field Service organizations. Curt has an extensive background in leading sales, marketing, and growth strategies across technical organizations. He has successfully introduced multiple new hardware, software, and service products in advanced logic, DRAM, and 3D NAND taking them into high-volume manufacturing. His professional experience includes leadership roles at Applied Materials, KLA, and Lam Research. Curt earned his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois and his Master’s degree in Applied Mechanics from Stanford University. He continues to be a coach and mentor to high-technology startups in Silicon Valley.
Chief Technology Officer
Priyadarshi is a technical leader with over a decade experience in semiconductor chip and equipment manufacturing. He has held various leadership and executive positions at Intel, Lam Research and Applied Materials prior to joining Eugenus. He holds over 10 published patents and his scientific publications have over 1000 citations.
Priyadarshi has a BTech in Chemical Engineering from IIT Kanpur and a PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is responsible for managing the entire 50-person strong technical organization at Eugenus.
Chief Administrative & Operations 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.
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 MS from Stanford Graduate School of Business.