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Dean Freeman
Dean Freeman
Research VP
Santa Clara, CA USA
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Years of Experience
14 years at Gartner
32 years IT industry
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Roles and Responsibilities
Dean Freeman is a Research VP in Gartner Research, where he is part of the Semiconductor Equipment, Manufacturing, and Materials service in the Semiconductors group. He is responsible for market research and analysis of semiconductor equipment and trends in IC manufacturing techniques, as well as emerging semiconductor technology, which includes nanotechnology, LEDs and printed electronics, with specific responsibility for the area of the wafer fab process.
Previous Experience
Mr. Freeman has more than 27 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, having worked with Texas Instruments, Lam Research, FSI International and Watkins-Johnson's Semiconductor Equipment Group. His experience includes positions in product and process development, operations, marketing, product management, and business development.
Professional Background
Watkins-Johnson, Director, 4 years
Lam Research, Manager, 7 years
Texas Instruments, Member of the Technical Staff, 5 years
M.S., Physical Chemistry, University of Nevada
B.S., Chemistry, Whitworth College

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Forecast: Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment, Worldwide, 2Q14 Update 07-Jul-2014 Klaus Rinnen, Takashi Ogawa, Barbara Van, Mark Stromberg, Dean Freeman, David Christensen, Bob Johnson
Market Insight: The Internet of Things Demands Investment in Legacy Semiconductor Equipment and Facilities 18-Jun-2014 Dean Freeman, David Christensen
Forecast Analysis: Semiconductor Wafer Fab Equipment, Worldwide, 1Q14 Update 07-May-2014 Bob Johnson, Dean Freeman, Barbara Van
Cool Vendors in Wearable Electronics, 2014 23-Apr-2014 Angela McIntyre, Dean Freeman, Jessica Ekholm, Leslie Fiering, Anshul Gupta, Tuong Huy Nguyen, Adib Carl Ghubril, Rob Smith
Forecast: Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment, Worldwide, 1Q14 Update 22-Apr-2014 Klaus Rinnen, Takashi Ogawa, Barbara Van, Mark Stromberg, Dean Freeman, David Christensen, Bob Johnson