Tim has demonstrated dynamic leadership in multiple roles throughout the semiconductor industry for over 15 years. As President and CEO of Entrepix, Tim oversees all company operations and is responsible for corporate growth and direction, ultimately ensuring Entrepix delivers maximum value to its customers, employees and shareholders.
During the evolution of the company, Tim has repeatedly provided the vision to propel the company to the next level, maintaining consistent growth and profitability. Prior to joining Steve Horowitz in founding Entrepix, Tim held positions of increasing responsibility within Motorola, SpeedFam-IPEC and Metron Technology. Tim holds a Masters in Microelectronics Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology and a Bachelor in Applied Physics from State University of New York at Geneseo.
With over 25 years experience in semiconductor capital equipment sales and service, Steve has overall responsibility for Entrepix' equipment engineering, service operations and CMP foundry facilities. Steve's unique combination of industry knowledge and entrepreneurial spirit lead to the founding of Entrepix (formerly Total Fab Solutions, Inc.) in 1998.
Since its beginning, the company has built a strong reputation for high quality products and services. Prior to Entrepix, Steve held various positions of increasing responsibility for Metron Technology and Applied Materials. He holds a degree in Electronics from Devry Institute of Technology.
David Husband has served as a CFO and COO for both private and public companies for the past 15 years. He possesses a wealth of knowledge in process optimization, accounting, financial reporting and corporate finance, including domestic and international merger and acquisition transactions and public and private financings. Most recently, Husband served as CFO, Secretary, and Treasurer of Calence LLC, one of Gartner’s leading network consulting firms.
Calence, one of the largest Cisco partners in the world, was acquired in 2008 by a Fortune 500 company, Insight Enterprises, Inc., in a process led by Husband. Prior to that, he served as CFO of Vodavi Technology, Inc., a leading supplier of small business telephone systems. Prior to joining Vodavi, Husband was an executive with Action Performance Companies, Inc., most recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
Husband began his career with Arthur Andersen LLP in 1992, providing auditing and consulting services to public and private companies in a wide variety of industries. Husband is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Arizona.
Robert Rhoades, Ph.D.
From Motorola's implementation of CMP in the early 1990's, Dr. Rhoades has been a driving force in CMP technology. He is recognized worldwide as a leading expert in the field. Rob's wealth of experience spans large corporations and national labs to successful small startups. Prior to joining Entrepix, Rob was instrumental in introducing oxide, tungsten and shallow trench CMP processes into Motorola's semiconductor manufacturing.
He was quickly recruited by the CMP slurry startup company, Solution Technology, Inc (STI) and managed the applications engineering group until STI was acquired by Rodel. At Rodel, Rob became the Director of Advanced Process Technology where he led the project to design, build, and staff Rodel's flagship applications facility in Phoenix, AZ. Rob holds Ph.D., M.S. and B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
VP, Sales and Marketing
With over 20 years of semiconductor industry experience, Jim is responsible for global sales and marketing. For the past 12 months, Jim has focused his efforts on expanding the sales channels globally and domestically to reach more customers and provide more exposure to Entrepix' product portfolio. By adding key partners in each area of growth, Entrepix now has a strong international position by providing the secondary equipment market with quality systems.
Jim joined Entrepix after holding various executive positions with SEZ America - most recently as the VP of Sales and Marketing and provided service to the Strategic Advisory Board for the SEZ Group. Before serving SEZ, Jim was an engineering section manager for diffusion, implant, metals and back grind operations for a discrete component fab at Motorola.
Jim received a Bachelor of Science in Microelectronic Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona.
VP, GM Procurement, Systems, and Logistics
With over 25 years of semiconductor industry experience, Bob has overall responsibility for Entrepix’ systems, processes, and support to monitor and drive operational excellence. In this role, Bob manages Entrepix Logistics teams, which includes the supply chain and warehouse teams that support both Entrepix divisions – Equipment and Foundry. Bob also oversees Entrepix’ ERP/MRP systems that enable the support for the entire customer execution process.
Bob joined the Entrepix team after holding various management positions for Freescale Semiconductor (formerly Motorola Semiconductor Products Sector) - most recently as the Sensor Operations Manager where he was responsible for the Inertial Sensor (MEMS) business unit. Before that assignment, Bob's responsibilities included leadership roles as External Technology IP Licensing Technology Transfer Manager and as Wafer Fabrication Device Engineering Manager. Bob graduated with a Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.