Kevin Moraes is vice president of Global Product Management in the Metal Deposition and Packaging (MDP) division at Applied Materials, Inc. He is responsible for strengthening Applied’s leadership position in metals and PVD deposition, as well as extending the product roadmaps for ALD/CVD and PVD and metal deposition applications. Under his direction, the MDP group has strengthened its leadership in its core semiconductor product segments, while developing products for new applications that have significantly grown the business. Dr. Moraes has published 15 papers and has been awarded 5 patents. Dr. Moraes received his Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a bachelor degree in chemical engineering from Annamalai University. He also holds an MBA from the Hass School of Business at University of California, Berkeley.