Mr. Stanley T. Myers 2008
Stanley T. Myers is the President & CEO of Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI®). Headquartered in San Jose, California, SEMI is a global industry association serving more than 2,000 companies that provide the equipment, materials and services to manufacture semiconductors, displays, nano-scaled structures, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) and related technologies. SEMI maintains offices in Austin, Beijing, Brussels, Moscow, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Taiwan, Tokyo and Washington, D.C.
Myers presides over the association’s international SEMICON trade expositions, trade missions, market statistics program, international standards programs, economic conferences and government relations program.
Prior to his appointment as SEMI president in 1996, Myers worked for 17 years at Siltec Silicon, a manufacturer of silicon wafers, based in Salem, Oregon. He served as president and CEO since 1985, and in 1986 he completed negotiations for the acquisition of Siltec by Mitsubishi Materials Corporation. In July 1996, Siltec officially changed its name to Mitsubishi Silicon America Corporation. Prior to Siltec, Myers worked for Monsanto Corporation for 18 years.
Myers continues to serve on the SEMI board of directors, a post to which he was elected in 1988. He sits on the boards of Ecosol, SKW Corporation, and Chairman of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Advisory Board to MATEC (Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center). Myers also is a member of the Engineering Advisory Board to the School of Engineering, San Jose State University.
Myers earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Kansas.