Technical / Strategic Marketing Director
Karen Reinhardt joined aveni in 2017. In 2005, Karen founded Cameo Consulting, with a focus on process technology and market assessment. She has worked with numerous companies on semiconductor cleaning, etching, CMP, deposition, metrology, and packaging technology.
Formerly, Karen held management roles in Strategic Marketing and Advanced R&D at Novellus Systems (now Lam Research). Karen worked in the Integration and Process Development groups at AMD and Cypress Semiconductor. Karen co-chaired the ITRS Front End Processing Surface Preparation sub-TWG. She is co-editor of two books on cleaning for semiconductor manufacturing, and teaches courses at AVS, ECS, and through the Continuing Education departments at UC Berkeley and Stanford.
Karen has a BS degree in Chemistry from UC Riverside and MS degree in Inorganic Chemistry from Texas Tech University. She holds 9 patents and has contributed to over 30 technical papers on semiconductor processing.