Dan Holladay has more than 35 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, equally split between manufacturing and R&D. With extensive experience managing research programs, process-engineering and fab operations groups including; analytical labs, equipment engineering, maintenance and facilities departments.
As the Executive Director of Operations and Technology Programs at BRIDG, Holladay is responsible for the development of new programs in advanced materials and emerging technology fields. These technology platforms include the development and integration of advanced materials (III-Vs and other novel materials) for universal smart sensors, imagers, photonics, RF, and other advanced devices/systems – both monolithically and through advanced packaging integration (2.5D / 3-D integration).
Before joining BRIDG, Holladay worked at SEMATECH for 20 years in management and director positions for the international consortium’s industry-led technology development programs. Holladay was the Director of Advanced Technologies for SEMATECH’s national and international emerging technology initiatives (including advanced energy), led the formation of the U.S. PV Manufacturing Consortium, and was the executive lead for Department of Energy programs and U.S. federal relationships. In 2012, the concept for BRIDG was formed through these SEMATECH-based emerging technology initiatives. From 2000 to 2008 he served as the Associate Director and Director of Operations for SEMATECH’s advanced R&D lab/fab.
Prior to SEMATECH, Holladay worked 12 years at Honeywell/Atmel in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and five years at Mostek Corp.’s R&D lab in Carrollton, Texas. He also served four years in the Air Force, working in a top-secret electronic career field.