Mr. Dunn is a Senior Quest Team Coach. He recently retired from Festo Corporation where he was Vice President & Global Advisor. He came to this position from a second term at MKS Instruments as Vice President of Marketing. Earlier he was an investor in and operated part-time as chief marketing officer for Plasmachem, while actively consulting to a number of equipment suppliers in the area of horizontal partnering and strategic technical alliances.
Previously with General Signal Thinfilm Company as Vice President of Marketing and Sales for 4 years, he was also a primary founder and spokesman for MESA/MESC - the definitive organization developing modular equipment interface standards. He has 30 years of technical marketing & Sales experience in the LCD and semiconductor component and equipment industries.
Previous experience includes Gemini (division of LAM) - Director of Product Marketing; 6 years with MKS Instruments - Vice President of Semiconductor Marketing; 4.5 years with Applied Materials - Marketing Manager for Plasma Etch Systems; 3 years with American Microsystems - Division Marketing Manager. Previously he also held senior technical marketing positions with Beckman Instruments and Data Technology.
Mr. Dunn earned a B.S. degree (business major/E.E. minor) from Fresno State University, and later an M.B.A. One of the founding members of the Executive Committee of SMECS (Sales Marketing Executive Council), he also served on the executive board of SEMI Modular Equipment Standards Committee. He received the Walter C. Benzing award for his involvement in the creation and presentation of "Fundamentals of Product Marketing".