John has over ten years of experience in nanotechnology, process development and materials characterization. He has co-authored over 25 peer-reviewed conference and journal papers, and holds numerous patents in fields ranging from semiconductor devices to consumer products. John has utilized his expertise in advanced materials, thermal physics and mechanical engineering to accelerate the commercial development of products in the semiconductor and biomedical industries. As a Senior Process Engineer at Intel, John developed state-of-the-art characterization techniques for non-volatile memory technologies, and he advanced e-beam lithography and automation processes for sub-22 nm manufacturing. John holds an M.S. and a Ph.D. from Stanford University, as well as a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. In his free time John enjoys staying fit, live music and supporting Stanford football.