Chairman of Lam Asia Pacific Operations (Taiwan, China and Southeast Asia regions)
Mr. Liao was appointed to our Board of Directors in June of 2019. Mr. Liao has been a senior executive at Lam Research, a semiconductor processing equipment company, since 1993 and currently serves as Chairman of Lam Asia Pacific Operations (Taiwan, China and Southeast Asia regions), where he has been a major contributor to the global product development, strategic planning, growth and success of Lam’s multi-billion dollar Asia Pacific business. Prior to joining Lam, Mr. Liao held engineering management and technology leadership positions at Integrated Device Technology in Santa Clara from 1988 to 1993 and Intel Corporation in Livermore and Santa Clara from 1984 to 1988. Mr. Liao holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan, and a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics from Case Western Reserve University.