20-Year Industry Veteran Joins Senior Leadership Team
FORT COLLINS, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 26, 2018--
Energy Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: AEIS), a global leader in highly
engineered, precision power conversion, measurement and control
solutions, today announced the appointment of Dr. Isabel Yang to its
senior leadership team as the company’s new senior vice president and
chief technology officer, effective July 18, 2018. In her role, Dr. Yang
will lead the execution of the company’s global technology vision and
strategy, reporting directly to the CEO. In addition to having over 20
years of industry experience, Dr. Yang holds multiple patents, over 40
technical publications and was the recipient of the Paul Rappaport Best
Paper Award at IEDM for her silicon on insulator active substrate work.
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“With her unmatched skillset, cultivated from many years of experience
in the technology industry, Dr. Yang is a very strong addition to our
senior leadership team,” said Yuval Wasserman, president and CEO at
In the position of CTO, Dr. Yang will evaluate emerging and new
technologies which will further enable the company to penetrate new and
adjacent markets and provide differentiated value to its customers. In
addition, she will identify opportunities to further leverage and
commercialize the company’s capabilities, as well as lead intellectual
property strategies to maximize proprietary technologies. Dr. Yang will
also foster continued relationships with external, global research
centers and academic institutions.
Prior to joining AE, Dr. Yang served as the vice president of strategy
and operations for IBM Research, where she focused on driving leading
edge innovations in such areas as artificial intelligence, healthcare
solutions, and high-performance computing. Prior to her strategy role,
Dr. Yang spent several years in IBM’s Technology and Intellectual
Property Licensing where she formulated strategy and execution for IP
asset mining and licensing across broad technology areas including
software, IT services, consumer electronics, computers and networking,
semiconductors, electronic materials and healthcare and life sciences.
Dr. Yang’s early years in IBM were spent in the Semiconductor Research
and Development Center as part of the microelectronics division.
About Advanced Energy
Advanced Energy (Nasdaq: AEIS) is a global leader in the design and
manufacturing of highly engineered, precision power conversion,
measurement and control solutions for mission-critical applications and
processes. AE’s power solutions enable customer innovation in complex
semiconductor and industrial manufacturing applications. With
engineering know-how and responsive service and support around the
globe, the company builds collaborative partnerships to meet technology
advances, propel growth for its customers and innovate the future of
power. Advanced Energy has devoted more than three decades to perfecting
power for its global customers and is headquartered in Fort Collins,
Colorado, USA. For more information, visit www.advanced-energy.com.
Advanced Energy | Precision. Power. Performance.
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