Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> December 5, 2011

Positive Outlook On Semiconductor Equipment & Memory – Srinivasan Sundararajan – Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.

Srinivasan Sundararajan, Ph.D., is an Executive Director and Senior Analyst at Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. covering the specialty semiconductor and emerging technology sectors. Mr. Sundararajan most recently was at Barclays Capital, where he covered the semiconductor equipment, solar and LED sectors. Before Barclays, he worked at Citigroup Inc. and CIBC World Markets Inc. on the semiconductor equipment teams. Mr. Sundararajan also brings extensive industry experience working at Hermes Microvision, Inc., as a Senior Marketing and Applications Director; Schlumberger/Applied Materials, Inc., as a Senior Product Manager; KLA-Tencor Corporation as a Product Manager; and Novellus Systems, Inc., as a Technologist/Integration Program Manager. He holds a B.S. and M.S. in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of New Mexico, and has completed postdoctoral work at the University of California at Berkeley. Profile
TWST: Let's start with your background. How did you get involved in the semiconductor space?

Dr. Sundararajan: I originally come from the semiconductor equipment industry and before that, I completed