Founder and CEO
Geert-Jan Davids ( GJ ) is a 28 year semiconductor industry veteran. Before founding EquipIC supply chain in 2002, GJ served as Senior Member of Technical Staff at Philips Research Laboratories, Sunnyvale, where he was involved in the development of advanced CMOS LOCOS isolation technology. After leaving Philips he served as Sales and Business Manager (Europe) for TSMC, then was appointed Vice-President of European Sales for UMC.
GJ holds an MS in Applied Physics degree from Delft University in The Netherlands, and is the author of a number of patents.
Douglas McArthur has been involved in the semiconductor industry for the past 26 years. Before joining EquipIC in 2008, he was employed as Business Unit Manager for Symwave Technology responsible for their BioPrint product line. Prior to Symwave he worked as Product Line Manager for Fujitsu Microelectronincs biometric sensor products, responsible for capacitive sensor development, marketing and business development. Doug joined Philips Semiconductors in 1988, in Sunnyvale, California to work on their high performance BiCMOS process integration and device characterization.
Douglas holds a BSEE degree from the University of Colorado, and an MS degree in Applied Physics from Columbia University, City of New York.
VP, Strategic Partnerships
Torsten Krause-Dukart has 16 years of semiconductor industry experience.
Before joining EquipIC in 2006 he worked in senior design and programme management roles for NXP, PHILIPS, VLSI Technology, focusing upon complex wireless ASICs for tier-1 customers such as Ericsson, Samsung and Emblaze.
Torsten is a graduate of the Technical University Hamburg-Harburg and holds an MBA degree since 2009 from the Open-University Business School, Milton-Keynes. He also maintains a PMP (Project Management Professional) certificate from PMI.