Artifact Details

Title

McNeilly, Mike (Michael A.) SEMI oral history

Catalog Number

102746357

Type

Text

Date

2004-07-20

Contributor

Addison, Craig, Interviewer
McNeilly, Michael, Interviewee

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

San Jose, California

Extent

13 p.

Copyright Holder

Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI)

Description

Michael McNeilly is a Silicon Valley pioneer with more than 30 years of entrepreneurial experience. His career began at 25 when he co-founded Apogee Chemicals Inc. to provide the semiconductor industry with new UHP chemicals and chemical delivery systems. At 28, McNeilly founded Applied Materials Inc. During his tenure at Applied, he issued over 20 patents and was the co-recipient of the first SEMI award for “Outstanding Contributions to the Semiconductor Industry.” Since then he has founded 14 high technology companies, served on the board of directors of more than 30 companies, and raised early stage capital of more than $250 million. McNeilly also received the NASA award for “Outstanding Contributions to NASA Technology Commercialization.” Most recently, McNeilly served as CEO of TwinStar Systems Inc. in Fremont, California.

Category

Transcription

Collection Title

Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI) oral histories and company videos

Credit

Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International

Lot Number

X6196.2011