SkyWater Technology Foundry Appoints Thomas Sonderman as President
SkyWater Technology Foundry has named Thomas Sonderman as president. Sonderman will be responsible for leading operations of the semiconductor wafer manufacturing company.
Prior to joining SkyWater, Sonderman was the group vice president and general manager for Rudolph Technologies’ Integrated Solutions Group. Before Rudolph Technologies, he worked as vice president of manufacturing technology at GLOBALFOUNDRIES. Formed as a spin-off of AMD‘s manufacturing operations in 2009, GLOBALFOUNDRIES is a $4-billion, full-service semiconductor foundry serving more than 150 integrated circuit customers worldwide. Sonderman previously served as vice president of manufacturing systems technology. A champion for innovation within the semiconductor industry, he holds 47 patents and currently serves on the executive board for the American Society of Semiconductor Manufacturing and SEMI’s SMART Manufacturing Council.
Sonderman received a B.S. in chemical engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology and an M.S. in electrical engineering from National Technological University.