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MANAGEMENT TEAM

 

T.S Ravi: Founder & CEO
TS is an experienced entrepreneur and executive, with deep expertise in Materials Science, semiconductor equipment development and silicon processing. Prior to Crystal Solar, he was the President at Multibeam Systems, a venture-funded company in the area of electron-beam lithography for advanced microelectronic devices. He has also held various management positions in Schlumberger, Novellus & Applied Materials. He graduated with a B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology in Madras and obtained a MS from Arizona State University in Materials Engineering. TS holds 14 US patents in semiconductor technologies and equipment and has authored or coauthored over 40 scientific publications.

 
 
   
 

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Ashish Asthana, PhD: Founder & EVP, Business Development and Technology Programs
Ashish brings an extensive background in building technology, products and markets in the integrated circuit and semiconductor equipment industries. Prior to co-founding Crystal Solar, Ashish was Co-founder and VP of Marketing & Product Strategy at Intelleflex Corp.-an innovative, venture-funded company focusing on extended-capability RFID ICs, devices and systems. He also held Management positions in Lam Research and IBM. Ashish graduated with a B.Tech from IIT Kanpur, and subsequently received MS and PhD degrees from University of Illinois in Materials Engineering.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

V Siva: EVP Engineering
As the EVP of engineering group, Siva is responsible for design and development of key equipment that enables the Direct Gas to Wafer™ approach. Prior to joining Crystal Solar, Siva held the position of CTO of the Dielectric Systems Group at Applied Materials. He brings over 20 years of progressive engineering management experience in developing, and delivering equipment and processes to the global customers in the IC industry. Siva holds over 35 patents. He graduated with a B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology in Madras and obtained a MS from Arizona State University in Materials Engineering.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

David Bostwick: Chief Financial Officer
David has extensive experience in management consulting, strategic planning and financial management for startup and established companies. Prior to joining Crystal Solar, David was CFO at Qs Semiconductor, Intelleflex, and Unity Semiconductor. David has also served in management positions at AMD, Bain & Co, Booz Allen. He has a BA from Harvard and MS from University of California, Berkeley. He also earned an MBA from Harvard.