Management Team

Allen LuAllen Lu

President and Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Allen Lu is President and Chief Executive Officer of Mattson Technology. Dr. Lu joined Mattson Technology in June 2016 and in October 2016 was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer.

Dr. Lu is an industry veteran with diverse experiences in technology, manufacturing, business and management. Prior to joining Mattson Technology, Dr. Lu was Vice President of SEMI and President of SEMI China, where he transformed SEMICON China into the largest global platform for connecting the semiconductor manufacturing supply chain. Prior to that, Dr. Lu served as the China Fab Program Manager for Intel’s (INTC) Technology Manufacturing and Engineering Group, Director of Intel China Public Affairs and in various management and technology roles in Intel’s California Technology and Manufacturing Group. Dr. Lu was a key member of Intel’s team driving expansion in China for manufacturing, R&D and business development. Prior to Intel, Dr. Lu was a technologist at Applied Materials (AMAT).

Dr. Lu has a Ph.D. in solid state physics from the University of Virginia, and a B.Sc. from the University of Science and Technology of China.

Subhash DeshmukhSubhash Deshmukh

Chief Business Officer, Worldwide Business

Dr. Subhash Deshmukh is Chief Business Officer at Mattson Technology, responsible for worldwide sales, marketing and service. Dr. Deshmukh joined Mattson Technology in June 2017.

Prior to joining Mattson Technology, Dr. Deshmukh was Chief Operating Officer at Poet Technologies (V:PTK). Dr. Deshmukh has more than 25 years of industry experience, including serving as Vice President of Emerging Technologies and Products at Applied Materials (AMAT), Vice President and General Manager of the Plasma Products Business Unit and Vice President of Business Development at Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates (VSEA), General Manager of Dielectric Etch Products Division at Applied Materials, and other key management roles at Lam Research (LRCX) and AMI Semiconductors (AMIS). Dr. Deshmukh has been granted over 27 patents and has authored and co-authored more than 55 technical articles.

Dr. Deshmukh has a Ph.D., as well as a M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Wayne State University.

Schubert ChuSchubert Chu

Chief Product Officer

Dr. Schubert Chu is Chief Product Officer of Mattson Technology, responsible for leading the Company’s product strategy, development and support. Dr. Chu joined Mattson Technology in January 2021.

Dr. Chu has an extensive track record in the semiconductor industry directing product teams and driving market share growth. Prior to joining Mattson Technology, Dr. Chu served as VP and General Manager of Epitaxy Products and VP of Business Development at Applied Materials (AMAT). During his tenure at Applied Materials, Dr. Chu also held numerous other roles in product management and development, product support and as a technologist.

Dr. Chu has a B.S., M.S. and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Chu has been granted over 50 U.S. patents and has co-authored over 50 peer-reviewed scientific publications and conference papers.

Frank MoremanFrank Moreman

Chief Operating Officer, Worldwide Manufacturing

Mr. Frank Moreman is Chief Operating Officer of Mattson Technology with responsibility for worldwide manufacturing, quality, information technology and facility operations. Mr. Moreman joined Mattson Technology in January 2018 with an extensive track record of building operational excellence in various manufacturing settings.

Prior to joining Mattson Technology, Mr. Moreman served as Chief Operating Officer at three companies in the robotic exoskeleton and prosthetics industries – suitX, LIM Innovations and Ekso Bionics (EKSO). Prior to that, Mr. Moreman served in various management roles within the semiconductor industry, including as Vice President, Industrial and Semiconductor Division of Sanmina – SCI (SANM), responsible for the management of manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and China, Vice President, Materials, Quality and Information Technology at Ultra Clean Technology (UCTT), and Chief Operating Officer of Sieger Engineering.

Mr. Moreman has a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy.

Mike MyoMike Myo

Vice President, Global Supply Chain and Planning Operations

Mr. Mike Myo is Vice President of the Global Supply Chain and Planning Operations of Mattson Technology with responsibility for worldwide supply chain strategy, production planning and business software operations. Mr. Myo joined Mattson Technology in March 2021.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Myo was the Vice President of Engineering at Mattson Technology, Plasma Products Group. Prior to joining Mattson Technology, Mr. Myo held several senior level positions at Applied Materials (AMAT), including the Head of Engineering for Epitaxy Products Group and the Head of Sourcing for the MDP Division.

Mr. Myo has a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. Mr. Myo has been granted numerous U.S. patents for innovations in Epitaxy and other semiconductor products.

Shannon Hart

Vice President, Fremont Manufacturing Operations

Mr. Shannon Hart is Vice President of Fremont Manufacturing Operations of Mattson Technology. Mr. Hart joined Mattson Technology in July 2014.

Prior to joining Mattson Technology, Mr. Hart held various roles over nearly 25 years in business development, customer service, supply chain, manufacturing and engineering at Lam Research (LRCX), Novellus Systems (NVLS) and Applied Materials (AMAT). Mr. Hart has been granted U.S. patents in metal joining and surface coatings.

Mr. Hart has a M.Sc. in Applied Physics from Texas State University, and a B.Sc. in Applied Physics and Mathematics from Angelo State University.

Matt WheelerMatthew Wheeler

Vice President, Finance

Mr. Matthew Wheeler is Vice President, Finance of Mattson Technology, with responsibility over worldwide financial operations and corporate planning. Mr. Wheeler joined Mattson Technology in April 2020.

Mr. Wheeler has over 20 years of financial management experience within the semiconductor industry. Prior to joining Mattson Technology, Mr. Wheeler spent more than 10 years at Lam Research, most recently as its Managing Director of Global Operations Finance with financial oversight over six worldwide factories. Prior to Lam Research, Mr. Wheeler held various finance management roles with increasing responsibility at Altera (ALTR), which subsequently was acquired by Intel.

Mr. Wheeler holds a B.S. in Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and a M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.

Jon MyersJon Myers

Vice President, Mattson Support Business Group

Mr. Jon Myers is Vice President of the Mattson Support Business Group (MSBG), responsible for global customer support services, including field service operations, after-sales support and spare parts fulfillment. Mr. Myers joined Mattson Technology in July 2017.

Mr. Myers has over 30 years of experience in the semiconductor equipment and materials industry, serving in a variety of senior executive roles. Prior to joining Mattson Technology, Mr. Myers served as Vice President, Sales and Marketing at both Vacuum Engineering & Materials and Silicon Valley Technology Center Technologies. Prior to that, Mr. Myers served as General Manager, Customer Support Business Group at Lam Research (LCRX), where he managed their global service organization, and also as General Manager, North America Regional Operations, responsible for the division’s sales, service, process and technology. Prior to Lam Research, Mr. Myers held various management roles at Teradyne (TER) and General Electric (GE).

Mr. Myers has a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University and a M.B.A. from Harvard University.