With a wealth of semiconductor industry experience, the GLOBALFOUNDRIES management team is committed to being a catalyst for growth in the industries we serve. We focus on the technologies and systems that transform markets and we are dedicated to being the best possible partner for our customers, collaborating to drive innovation, growth and shared success.
Sanjay Jha is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GLOBALFOUNDRIES. Appointed in January 2014, Sanjay has a successful track record of senior executive experience in the technology industry, most recently as Chairman and CEO of Motorola Mobility, which was spun out as an independent public company from Motorola Inc. in early 2011. During this period, Motorola Mobility was comprised of the Mobile Devices and Home (set-top box and cable infrastructure) businesses, as well as Motorola Mobility Ventures. He joined Motorola as co-CEO in 2008, while serving simultaneously as CEO of Motorola's Mobile Devices Business.
Prior to Motorola, Sanjay held multiple senior engineering and executive positions during his 14 years with Qualcomm, ultimately serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Qualcomm Inc. from 2006 to 2008. As COO, Sanjay oversaw corporate research and development and as well as Qualcomm Flarion Technologies (QFT). Beginning in 2003 upon his appointment as President of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT), he led Qualcomm's semiconductor business and oversaw the development of five generations of modem and cell site chipsets, both digital baseband and radio frequency (RF), as well as system software. Sanjay also led the formation of Qualcomm Technologies & Ventures, where he managed both the technology investment portfolio and the new technology group as Senior Vice President and General Manager.
Earlier in his career, Sanjay held lead design engineering roles with Brooktree Corporation in San Diego, and GEC Hirst Research Centre in London.
Sanjay was awarded a D.Sc. (h.c.) from Strathclyde University, Scotland in 2011. He holds a Ph.D. in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from Strathclyde University, Scotland and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from University of Liverpool, England.
KC Ang is Senior Vice President and General Manager for GLOBALFOUNDRIES™ Singapore operations.
Ang has served in a variety of senior leadership roles for the company, most recently as head of Fab 8, the company's newest 300mm fab in Malta, New York, and the customer engineering and corporate quality organizations. He joined GF in July 2009 as Vice President of Customer Engineering in charge of driving the foundry's customer service model and overseeing worldwide customer satisfaction.
Ang has more than 20 years of foundry industry experience with a proven track record in manufacturing operations, fab start-up, and technology transfer. Prior to joining GF, he held senior leadership positions at Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing, including Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing with responsibility for global sales, marketing, services, customer support, and regional business operations; and senior vice president of fab operations. In that role, Ang had responsibility for the manufacturing strategy and operational excellence across all of Chartered's fabs, including the ramp of Chartered's 300mm facility, Fab 7 - now GF' Fab7, following the integration of Chartered's operations into GF in January 2010. Ang has held other fab operations roles in Chartered as well as SilTerra.
Ang holds a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from National Taiwan University and a master's degree in Engineering from the University of Texas.
Saam Azar is a Senior Vice President and the Chief Legal Officer. He oversees all legal, compliance and government relations matters for GLOBALFOUNDRIES worldwide. Saam has been involved with GF since it was founded in 2009. In recent years, Saam has worked closely with the GF Legal Department as well as GF senior management on various strategic matters, including the IBM Microelectronics Division acquisition. He also served as GF Assistant General Counsel from 2014-2015.
Saam has served in various roles for GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ shareholder, Mubadala Development Company PJSC, since 2006. As a Senior Member of the Legal & Compliance Unit, Saam worked across numerous sectors, including aerospace, semiconductors, healthcare, communications, hospitality and mining. Prior to Mubadala, Saam worked as a corporate associate at the leading international law firm of Cleary Gottlieb in New York, where he supported numerous corporate transactions with an emphasis on debt and equity capital markets.
Saam holds a JD from New York University School of Law and a BS in Engineering from Duke University.
Gregg Bartlett is head of the GLOBALFOUNDRIES CMOS Business Unit, responsible for management of the company’s leading-edge and mainstream products, not including ASIC and RF.
Bartlett joined GF in 2009 and has served in various senior executive roles including chief technology officer and head of technology development, product management, and strategy and corporate development.
Prior to joining GF, Bartlett had a 25-year career in technical and management positions at Freescale Semiconductor and its predecessor, Motorola's Semiconductor Products Sector. Bartlett served as vice president of design technology at Freescale, responsible for design methodology and the creation of design collateral for advanced solutions across networking, automotive, wireless and analog product markets. His tenure emphasized collaborative R&D efforts, including executive representation of Freescale in the Crolles 2 Alliance in Europe.
Bartlett has served as a member of the board of directors of the Semiconductor Research Corporation and Executive Committee, as well as various consortia governance committees. He holds a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Kansas State University.
John Bucher joined GLOBALFOUNDRIES in early 2014 as Senior Vice President, Strategy. In this role, Bucher is responsible for corporate strategy, market research and competitive analysis.
Bucher previously served as executive vice president of Punta Mita Partners, a strategy consulting firm focused on the semiconductor and other high-tech sectors. Previous to this, Bucher was the Chief Strategy Officer of Motorola Mobility (MMI), where he was responsible for strategic planning, corporate development, M&A and MMI Ventures.
Prior to Motorola, Bucher spent more than a decade on Wall Street as a technology sector equity research analyst on the sell side with BMO Capital Markets and more recently on the buy side with PRIMECAP Management Company. Prior to his Wall Street career, Bucher worked in product management, marketing and network operations with Bell Atlantic NYNEX Mobile and PrimeCo, each of which is now part of Verizon Wireless.
Bucher began his professional career as an officer in the United States Marine Corps, where he served on active duty for more than 10 years.
Bucher holds a master’s degree from the Naval Postgraduate School and a bachelor’s degree in economics from UCLA.
Dr. Thomas Caulfield is senior vice president and general manager of the company’s latest leading-edge 300mm semiconductor wafer manufacturing facility (Fab 8), located in Saratoga County, NY. Caulfield, who joined the company in May 2014, leads the operations, expansion and ramp of semiconductor manufacturing production at Fab 8, where GLOBALFOUNDRIES supports customers on the world’s most advanced semiconductor manufacturing technology platforms including 28 nanometer (nm), 20nm, and 14nm.
Caulfield brings a track record of results through an extensive career spanning engineering, management and global operational leadership with leading technology companies. Most recently, Caulfield served as president and chief operations officer (COO) at Soraa, the world’s leading developer of GaN on GaNTM (gallium nitride on gallium nitride) solid-state lighting technology. Prior to Soraa, Caulfield served as president and COO of Ausra, a leading provider of large-scale concentrated solar power solutions for electricity generation and industrial steam production. Before that, Caulfield served as executive vice president of sales, marketing and customer service at Novellus Systems, Inc.
Prior to that, Caulfield spent 17 years at IBM in a variety of senior leadership roles, ultimately serving as vice president of 300mm semiconductor operations for IBM’s Microelectronics Division, leading its state-of-the-art wafer fabrication operations in East Fishkill, NY.
John Docherty is Senior Vice President, Global Operations, at GLOBALFOUNDRIES. In his role, John is responsible for the global alignment of operations in such areas as quality, procurement, supply chain, manufacturing technology, industrial engineering and program management. John oversees the global procurement, quality and corporate program management organizations.
John has more than 35 years of global semiconductor manufacturing experience. Most recently, he was senior vice president of manufacturing operations at AMD where he led all global operations, including: foundry technology and operations management; assembly, test, mark and pack (ATMP) operations; supply chain, global supply management, and logistics.
Previously, Docherty was senior vice president of operations for ATI Technologies, Inc., with overall responsibility for ASIC operations and supply chain management. Before joining ATI, Docherty was vice president of front-end operations for Agere Systems where he oversaw external sourcing, internal production, and joint venture operations for procuring integrated circuits. Previously, Docherty was senior vice president of manufacturing operations for Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing where he was also chairman of the Silicon Manufacturing Partner joint venture with Agere. Docherty began his career with Motorola where he spent 19 years in various operations management positions.
John was a founder of the Scottish Electronics Forum and served as its inaugural chairman. He holds a business administration degree from the University of Strathclyde and a certificate in engineering from Napier University.
Dr. John Goldsberry is Chief Financial Officer for GLOBALFOUNDRIES, joining the company in 2013. He is responsible for the company's overall financial management, reporting and tax, and financial analysis functions.
John has a distinguished career in the financial world with more than 22 years of corporate finance leadership and 12 years in investment banking. Before joining GF he served as CFO for several companies, including Gateway Computers, ATS, TPI Composites, Quality Semi, DSP and The Good Guys. As an investment banker, John previously worked for Salomon Brothers and Morgan Stanley. He also is chairman of the audit committee of Sanmina.
John holds a bachelor’s degree in math and a Ph.D. in finance from Harvard University
Ana Hunter is Senior Vice President of U.S. Sales at GLOBALFOUNDRIES. In this role, Hunter leads the organization focused on forging deep relationships with U.S. customers and partnering with them to align GF’ technology and manufacturing capabilities with their product roadmaps.
Prior to joining GF, Hunter served as foundry vice president for the Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. System LSI business. Leading the U.S. business development team, Hunter was responsible for Samsung’s foundry customer activities in North America. She was also responsible for setting the strategic direction of the North America foundry business.
Prior to Samsung, Hunter held various positions in the semiconductor foundry industry including vice president of U.S. operations for Communicant Semiconductor Technologies AG, Germany, and vice president of EDA and customer services for Chartered Semiconductor, Inc.
Hunter holds a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Duke University.
Alexie H. Lee is Chief of Staff at GLOBALFOUNDRIES. In her role, Lee serves as the critical liaison between the Office of the CEO and internal and external constituencies, including the executive management and their teams, the Board of Directors, and the shareholder.
Previously, Lee served as General Counsel for the company. In her role as chief legal officer, Lee was responsible for GF' worldwide legal affairs including litigation, intellectual property and corporate matters.
Prior to joining GF, Lee held senior legal positions with leading global technology companies. Most recently, she was vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, where she managed corporate legal affairs for its worldwide operations. Prior to that, Lee was a legal counsel for IBM for over 16 years where she held numerous positions including lead counsel for storage technology division.
Lee holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Brandeis University and a doctor of jurisprudence degree from Stanford Law School.
Alain Mutricy is the SVP, Product Management Group, at GLOBALFOUNDRIES. Assuming the role in 2016, he is responsible for leading the Product Management, Program Management, Strategic Marketing and Design Enablement organizations.
Alain is an accomplished senior executive with more than 25 years of experience in general business management and complex technology product line management in the consumer electronics, mobile, and semiconductor industries.
Prior to his current role, Alain served as Founder-Consultant, Executive Adviser, for AxINNOVACTION, a company that promotes action to unlock and accelerate innovation in big organizations and proposes a customized strategy framework to develop new products.
Alain has also held the roles of Co-Founder and CEO, at Vuezr, Inc.; Senior Vice President, Portfolio and Product Management, and Senior Vice President, Motorola Handsets Platform Technology, at Motorola Mobile Devices; and Vice President at Texas Instruments, leading the cellular chipsets and OMAP organizations.
Alain holds an MBA, Cum Laude, from the HEC Group in Paris, France, and a Masters Degree in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering from A&M Paris-Tech. Alain is also a founding member of the MIPI alliance, an early Director of Open Mobile Alliance, and was Board member of UIQ AB.
Dr. Gary Patton is the Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Worldwide Research and Development at GLOBALFOUNDRIES where he is responsible for GF’ semiconductor technology R&D roadmap, operations, and execution.
Prior to joining GF, Dr. Patton was the Vice President of IBM’s Semiconductor Research and Development Center - a position that he held for eight years where he was responsible for IBM’s semiconductor R&D roadmap, operations, execution, and technology development alliances across multiple locations. Dr. Patton is a well-recognized industry leader in semiconductor technology R&D with over 30 years of semiconductor experience.
Dr. Patton received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from UCLA and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and recipient of the 2017 IEEE Frederik Philips Award.
He has co-authored over 70 technical papers, given numerous invited keynote and panel talks at major industry forums, and served on the IEEE Nishizawa Medal and Grove Field Award Committees.
Leonard “Len” Stephens is senior vice president and chief human resources officer for GLOBALFOUNDRIES. In this role, he is responsible for global human resources, risk management, sustainability, and real estate.
Stephens joined GF in 2015 after spending more than 30 years in corporate HR, including 18 years in HR senior leadership roles with Qualcomm and Leap Wireless International. He began his career with Pfizer, Inc., serving in a variety of HR roles over 14 years. Before joining Pfizer, Stephens served as personnel officer in the U.S. Army.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Howard University and a master’s degree in human resources management from Villanova University.
Rutger Wijburg is senior vice president and general manager of GLOBALFOUNDRIES Fab 1 in Dresden, Germany. He is also responsible for the global Manufacturing Technology and Central Engineering organizations.
Prior to joining GF in 2011, Wijburg was senior vice president and operations manager front end at NXP Semiconductors (formerly Philips Semiconductors) in the Netherlands. In this role, he was responsible for the company’s wafer fabs, led outsourcing and building strategic partnerships, and was in charge of real estate and facilities management. He previously held positions of increasing responsibility in engineering and operations with Philips.
Wijburg has also held leadership positions with Mesa Research Institute in the Netherlands and CSEM SA in Switzerland.
He holds both a Master of Science degree and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Twente, the Netherlands.