Heim, Rick SEMI oral history
Addison, Craig, Interviewer
Heim, Rick, Interviewee
Computer History Museum
Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI)
Rick Heim has worked in the semiconductor industry for more than 40 years. After three years in the U.S. Army he starting his professional career with Bendix Corporation in the early 1960s and joined RCA Labs in 1965. In 1969, Heim was recruited by Kasper Instruments, where he stayed for 10 years in a variety of roles including field service, applications engineering, development engineering, and marketing. He went on to work for Cobilt, Machine Technology and XMR before becoming a trade show consultant in 1990 with SHO Inc. From 1994 until he retired in 2003, Heim served as senior vice president of expositions and information technology for SEMI.
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