Larry Smith currently serves as President of Tokyo Electron America, Inc. (TEA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyo Electron Limited (TEL) based in Tokyo, Japan. He joined the company in 2000. Larry has more than 25 years of management experience in the semiconductor industry. Prior to becoming TEA President, he served in a variety of roles over the last fifteen years to include Vice President of Business Unit Operations, Vice President of the SPE1 Division (Clean Track and Surface Preparation Systems), and Vice President of the Clean Track Business Unit. The balance of his career was in strategic account management. Larry also served in the US. Army as an Armor Officer for five years. Larry has a BS in Engineering from the United States Military Academy, West Point. He is married with two children and resides in Dripping Springs, Texas.