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William Chang

William Chang

Senior Technical Lead - 22nm Technology and Product Development and Introduction

IBM

Hopewell Junctiom, NY

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IBM

Senior Technical Lead - 22nm Technology and Product Development and Introduction

- Senior technical lead responsible for development and product introduction of IBM’s flagship processors
- Responsible for product qualification, reliability and supply planning, process and yield learning across technology and product development and test
- Led semiconductor product development yield learning. Worked with the process and product teams to develop, communicate, and execute project plans to bring key semiconductor product line as key differentiator for IBM that paved the way for industry first high-performance product
- Interfaced directly with executive level management to provide weekly and quarterly milestone status updates on key i!ssues and plans to bring IBM’s flagship products to market on time

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IBM

Senior Technical Lead - ASIC Design System Qualification and Product Introduction

- Senior technical lead for team of engineers responsible for design system qualification and product ramp for IBM’s custom product offerings
- Executive lead for taskforce for matrixed organization of >150 people focused on accelerated yield learning and supply improvement across process and product development, test and device teams
- Provide weekly executive status updates and provide consolidated improvement plans across technical teams
- Provided insight and recommendations for strategic projects and help develop standard work and business processes as part of the senior leadership team
- Developed new models to better predict and improve high-speed and high-density memories by enabling early problem d!etection and supply planning

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IBM

Engineering Lead - Cell Processor Product Introduction

- Technical lead responsible for power/performance and yield ramp for the Cell microprocessor working across process development, product and system design and test to deliver >30% power reduction, reducing costs and achieving customer supply and quality goals
- Provided weekly and quarterly executive and customer status updates for power/performance and yield
- Built strong relationships with customer engineering teams through daily interlocks to address key issues in product ramp across process, product specifications and test
- Developed new predictive methods using big-data mining and extracting key manufacturing process parameters using genetic algorithms as a technical lead in an executive sponsored corporate project to improve yield prediction by collaborating with IBM Research, Development and Manufacturing teams

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Engineering Lead - RF/Analog Device and Predictive Modeling

- Engineering and technical lead responsible for developing Radio-frequency/analog models of IBM industry-leading Silicon technologies
- Technical lead for executive-sponsored “ExtremeBlue Biztech” software project to improve cost sizing and projections through yield modeling by implementing IBM Research-developed algorithms and building and deploying infrastructure to use on production products
- Championed and developed multiple software and IT projects including migration and adoption of Linux from AIX, development and migration to IC-CAP to provide a common modeling platform, inception and development of comprehensive Matlab platform to standardize and automate device model development
- Designed and optimized new Silicon-germanium devices through process development and simulations to differentiate and maintain leadership among industry competitors
- Developed genetic algorithm for device model parameter extraction to shorten and improve time-to-market for t!echnology enablement and product development

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IBM

Product Engineer - DRAM Applications

- Led transformative software development project from concept to implementation and deployment that enabled real time networked diagnostics, analysis and visualization for IBM systems lab and test platform including database and hardware infrastructure
- Developed new software to intelligently generate manufacturing tester code to help debug and isolate new failure modes and develop new screens for production test
- Diagnosed IBM system field returns which pass all known fail modes through new and innovative methods and working with the process, product and test teams to improve and sustain IBM’s leadership in shipped product quality
- Developed VHDL testbench for custom ASIC designed specifically for in-situ system diagnostics
- Developed two generations of DDR Clock Reference boards (DDR-266 / 333) which help enable the industry for double
d!ata rate

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University of Maryland, College Park

Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering