Event Details

Thursday, June 20, 2019

ISRAEL: Breakfast briefing with Dr. Ami Appelbaum, Chief Scientist, Ministry of Economy and Chairman of the Board, Israel Innovation Authority

Event Information

Date & time

Thursday, June 20, 2019
10:30 am - 12:00 pm


Washington , DC


Matthew Calardo at +1-202-595-2669 or mcalardo@bciu.org

This is an off-the-record discussion for members of BCIU.

For more information, please contact Matthew Calardo at mcalardo@bciu.org or +1-202-595-2669.


Biographical Information

Dr. Ami Appelbaum is the Chief Scientist of Israel's Ministry of Economy and the Chairman of the Board of Israel Innovation Authority (IIA). Dr. Appelbaum has more than 36 years’ experience in research, development and senior level management in the field of the Semiconductor. Prior to the current job as Chief Scientist, Dr. Appelbaum served for 22 years at numerous executive positions at KLA Tencor, $15.6B Market Cap and world leader in the business of capital equipment for the semiconductor industry based in the Silicon Valley, CA. His most recent job was Corporate Senior Vice President and president of KLA Tencor Israel.

Dr. Appelbaum holds a Doctorate and Master degrees from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa and an Engineering degree from Ben Gurion University in Beer Sheba, all in the field of materials engineering.

Dr. Appelbaum is the author and co-author of more than 50 scientific and technical publications, and holds 7 patents in the field of semiconductor equipment and processing.