An Steegen is imec’s EVP for semiconductor technology & systems. In that role, she heads the semiconductor technology & systems unit and is responsible for the next-generation CMOS & CMORE technologies R&D. Dr. Steegen is a recognized industry leader and an acclaimed speaker at the industry’s prominent semiconductor conferences and events. An Steegen joined imec in 2010 as senior VP responsible for imec’s CORE CMOS programs. Prior to joining imec, she was director at IBM Semiconductor R&D in Fishkill, New York and host executive of IBM’s logic International Semiconductor Development Alliance. Dr. An Steegen holds a Ph.D. in Material Science and Electrical Engineering from the KU Leuven (Belgium).