Analyst Profile

Bob Johnson

Bob Johnson

VP Analyst

20 years at Gartner ,  53 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Bob Johnson is part of the semiconductor manufacturing team in the Semiconductor group. He is the lead analyst for the semiconductor capital spending and wafer fab equipment forecasts, and is responsible for research and analysis of market trends in the semiconductor manufacturing area including semiconductor capital spending and overall wafer-level manufacturing equipment markets, he also focused on the lithography, process control, and factory automation equipment segments. He also researches advanced semiconductor manufacturing technology, and how it will affect future semiconductor markets.


Previous Experience

Mr. Johnson has more than 35 years of experience in the semiconductor equipment industry, including more than 12 years at Applied Materials and eight years of independent strategic marketing consulting. He has extensive experience in strategic and tactical marketing, market research, product management, and business development.

Professional Background

ATMI Systems, Marketing Vice President, 1 year
Applied Materials, Various, 12 years
Self-employed, Consultant to Semiconductor Equipment Industry, 10 years


B.S., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
M.B.A., Stanford University



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