Gartner Expert

Menglin Cao

Director Analyst

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 will focus on developing research and advising Gartner's T&SP and ETT/semiconductor and electronics clients in nanoelectronics, advanced semiconductor manufacturing and wafer fab equipment technologies.

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 academician, she 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

University of Cambridge

Research Associate

Areas of coverage

Product Planning

Product Development

Product Introduction

Technology Market Essentials

Emerging Technologies and Trends Impact on Products and Services


Ph.D., Electronics & Electrical Engineering, University of Glasgow, UK

B.Sc., Microelectronics, Nankai University, China

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Advanced semiconductor manufacturing

2Semiconductor equipment and material

3Semiconductor China market

4China semiconductor industry development

5Emerging technologies in semiconductor and nanoelectronics