Analyst Profile

Menglin Cao

Menglin Cao

Director Analyst

1 year at Gartner,  9 years industry experience

Location:  China  | Language(s):  Chinese - Mandarin, English

Roles and Responsibilities

Dr. Menglin Cao is a Director Analyst in Gartner Tech & Service Provider, Emerging Technologies and Trends Semiconductors and Electronics team, based in Beijing China. Dr. Cao's research areas cover advanced semiconductor manufacturing technologies including material, process and wafer fab equipment, as well as general trend of China's semiconductor technology. Dr. Cao also covers emerging technology areas such as Quantum Computing, Photonic Computing and new materials.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Dr. Cao had over 10 years of professional and academic experience in the semiconductor technology domain. In her previous role as a Product Manager of Xray detection products for medical applications, she successfully managed and developed new products, led a cross-function team to manage quality issues, and rebuilt relationship with key global clients to drive revenue growth and customer satisfaction. As an academic, Dr. Cao has a strong technical background in semiconductor device fabrication process development, and worked with the Fellow of Royal Society of UK on High Frequency Semiconductor Devices, contributing to the development of DC & RF measurements of semiconductor tunneling devices.

Professional Background

  • Detection Technology, Product Manager, 6 years
  • University of Cambridge, Research Associate, 1 year


  • B.Sc., Microelectronics, Nankai University, China
  • Ph.D., Electronics & Electrical Engineering, University of Glasgow, UK