Loanne Luu, is the Managing Director of Strategic Program Management for the Semiconductor Product Group. She is a collaborator and leader who fearlessly steps into the arena to drive positive change in the development and execution of new products that are critical for the company’s future growth. She leads and energizes teams with 19 years of experience and unwavering dedication. Loanne started at Applied in 1999 as a Sr. Product and Program Manager, worked at Solyndra as a Director of Engineering Program Management in Technology Development & Integrations and at Lam Research as a Director of Product & Program Management, prior to returning to Applied Materials in 2016. She earned her Bachelor of Science in business management from UC Davis. She has been a leader in Women’s Employee Resource Groups, at each of her companies. She serves as a panelist for Applied Materials Diversity & Inclusion and is a regular speaker on STEM education. She believes that we can inspire the next generation of women leaders by showing them ‘what is possible.’ She is a recipient of the 2018 YWCA Silicon Valley Tribute to Women in Industry (TWIN) Award.