David Cheskis

David Cheskis

Committee Member - 2020 Conference Chair

David Cheskis, PhD, was most recently the Vice President of Strategic Marketing at IQE, plc. Dr. Cheskis is an expert in semiconductor, optoelectronics and communications technologies, products and markets.

Since 1996, Dr. Cheskis has led the development of semiconductor and optical technologies and products for wireless, wireline and optical products at diverse communications companies including II-VI Incorporated, Anadigics Inc, Oclaro Inc., Sarnoff Corporation, Jazz Semiconductor, Multilink Technology Corporation, and Vitesse Semiconductor. He has also worked with several joint ventures and startup companies developing business opportunities, technologies and product portfolios.

Dr. Cheskis earned PhD and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, San Diego and a BSEE degree in Microelectronic Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE.

David was the CoInnovate 2019 Chair Person