VP Technology Development
Daniel Brown, PhD serves as vice president of technology development in the corporate operations business unit. Bringing more than 16 years of experience to Cymer, Brown is chartered with managing the technical development and engineering activities for Cymers excimer light source products to meet the demands of the cyclical semiconductor marketplace. Prior to joining Cymer in 2000 as manager of optics development, Brown worked as associate director of the Centre for Lasers and Applications at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, where he directed research and strategy for five years. Brown began his career at the Center for Lasers and Applications in 1988 as a post doctoral fellow, and served as research fellow and senior research fellow until 2000. Brown holds a bachelors degree in science and a Ph.D. in physics, both from the University of New England in Australia.