Lester A. D'Cruz


25+ years of demonstrated success with high technology projects and product development.
Various management and individual contributor appointments at reputed Silicon Valley companies.
Research and teaching roles at prominent US universities.

Industry Experience 

  • Business & Technology project  and program leadership for global new product deployment
  • Process and hardware development for complex vacuum plasma film deposition equipment
  • Dielectric Thin Film Materials for semiconductor IC manufacturing processes
  • High Temperature Materials for defense electronics components and space power energy devices
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Academic Experience

  • Instructor for Executive MBA course on Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation
  • High temperature strength in tungsten-based alloys for thermionic device electrodes for Space Power Propulsion Systems
  • Deformation resistance in steels for the Association of American Railroads
  • Lab instruction and training of students for scanning electron microscopy
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