PARIS, France, June 15, 2022 – Lynceus, a leader in artificial intelligence (AI)-powered predictive process control, today announced the appointment of Carl McMahon as Head of Global Customer Operations. In this role, McMahon will work with customers to evaluate their manufacturing processes in a new and impactful way and engage, educate and empower customers on how to maximize the value of Lynceus’ products and optimize their deployments.
“Lynceus has made huge strides since our inception to develop and enhance our AI-powered approach to process control,” said David Meyer, CEO of Lynceus. “Our technology illuminates what’s impacting the quality in-line, in real time; we bring data to the surface about defects you otherwise wouldn’t know about until it’s too late. Having validated our approach with several key industry stakeholders, we are extremely well-positioned to expand our outreach and Carl is the ideal person to do so. His experience in semiconductor manufacturing automation, process knowledge, broad network, and proven record of success will move us to the next level.”
McMahon is a seasoned executive with a demonstrated history of working across all areas of semiconductor manufacturing including leadership roles in sales, marketing, organizational change, and new product introductions. McMahon comes to Lynceus from Brooks Automation where he was in a senior director role. Prior to that, he held multiple roles at Genmark Automation, ultimately serving as president and EVP of global operations. He has held a variety of positions with RED Equipment, Crossing Automation, and Novellus, having started his career in as an engineer at HP. McMahon holds a BTEC in electrical engineering from the Dublin Institute of Technology and a BSc Science in economics and technology from The Open University.
“Lynceus is an exciting, innovative company that is revolutionizing how process control is optimized within the semiconductor industry,” said McMahon. “It provides AI-based solutions that deliver unmatched efficiencies in yield and throughput across all critical processes in high-value manufacturing operations. Its approach is unique within the industry and offers unprecedented clarity on the quality of the products being built in wafers fabs. I’m excited to educate the industry about new opportunities Lynceus provides to improve business outcomes for semiconductor manufacturers.”
Lynceus provides AI-powered predictive process control that delivers unmatched yield and efficiency improvements for semiconductor manufacturing. Developed by a team of AI and industry experts, the company’s production-proven AI engine integrates seamlessly into factory systems, leveraging existing sensor data to provide rapid feedback on tool performance and predict wafer quality. Customers who rely on Lynceus produce more good wafers from their existing fabs without requiring additional capex investment.