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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 Internet of Things Center of Excellence. He is responsible for tracking intelligent lighting and semiconductor manufacturing as they pertain to the Internet of Things. In addition to the IoT, Mr. Freeman tracks semiconductor equipment, trends in IC manufacturing techniques, and emerging semiconductor technology, which includes nanotechnology, LEDs and printed electronics.
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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Gartner Webinar: Semiconductor Capital Equipment and Manufacturing Services Markets, 2Q14 13-Aug-2014 David Christensen, Mark Stromberg, Jim Walker, Dean Freeman, Jon Erensen, Bob Johnson, Samuel Tuan Wang
Forecast Overview: Semiconductor Capital Spending and Manufacturing Equipment, Worldwide, 2014 01-Aug-2014 Bob Johnson, Dean Freeman, Mark Stromberg
Forecast Analysis: Semiconductor Capital Spending and Manufacturing Equipment, Worldwide, 2Q14 30-Jul-2014 Mark Stromberg, Bob Johnson, Dean Freeman, Samuel Tuan Wang
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