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Paul Sullivan

Lecturer
Engineering Management & Innovation (Gordon Institute)

Paul Sullivan

Paul Sullivan

Lecturer
Engineering Management & Innovation (Gordon Institute)

Phone 617-627-3110
Tufts Gordon Institute, Suite 2400
200 Boston Avenue, Medford, MA
Biography: 

Paul Sullivan, formerly VP of Strategic Development at Applied Materials, has spent over 20 years as an executive in the semiconductor industry. He held a variety of positions during his tenures at KLA-Tencor, Varian Semiconductor, and Applied Materials, including working in business strategy, new business development, mergers and acquisitions, general management, and product development. Most recently, he was responsible for developing growth processes focused on innovation and business strategy. Since leaving Applied Materials, he formed a consulting business advising companies on business strategy and innovation.

Education: 
Ph.D., Precision Engineering, University of Birmingham
M.Phil., Engineering Design, University of Coventry
B.Sc., Physics and Computer Science, University of Warwick
Professional Experience: 

Vice President of Strategic Development, Applied Materials

Vice President of Business Development at Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates

KLA-Tencor

  • Vice President of Business Development for Mergers and Acquisitions
  • General Manager of Emerging Product Division
  • Vice President of Engineering

Senior Research Scientist, NIST

Director of Research in Metrology, University of Birmingham