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Intermolecular’s team has a wide range of interdisciplinary technical, operational, business and management experience. This expertise is complemented by a world-class Board of Directors with a valuable diversity of technology and business executive management experience. Our distinguished Scientific Advisors also share our commitment to redefining Materials discovery and understanding for the semiconductor industry and many other high-tech sectors.

Casper van Oosten is the Business Field Head and Managing Director for Intermolecular, Inc., acquired by Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany in 2019. Prior to this role, Casper worked in various roles on Eyrise™ Dynamic Liquid Crystal Window in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, at an affiliate of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Casper is one of the founders of the company Peer+ BV and the Eyrise™  technology, where he filled the role of CTO and, after acquisition by Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany in 2014, Managing Director and Head of CellTech Operations. In this function, he was responsible for designing, building and operating a first-of-its kind factory for switchable windows.

Casper’s former experience also includes a consultant role at Willems & van den Wildenberg New Business Consulting. Casper holds a PhD in Polymer Technology at Eindhoven University of Technology and MSc Mechanical Engineering at Delft University of Technology.


Dr. Karl Littau is Chief Technology Officer of Intermolecular, Inc. – the trusted partner for materials innovation. He is responsible for IMI’s technology strategy and direction and core technology and applications development. Dr. Karl Littau is a Physical Chemist and with expertise in thin film deposition, ALD, CVD, surface and gas phase chemistry, and solid state physics.  He has previously held positions at AT&T Bell Laboratories, Applied Materials, Inc., Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center and Stanford University. He holds a BS in Chemistry from UC Berkeley and a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Stanford University.

Mr. Milind Weling is Senior Vice President of Programs and Operations of Intermolecular, Inc. – the trusted partner for materials innovation. He is responsible for IMI’s high throughput experimentation technology and manages the technical execution of customer programs for the discovery of advanced materials and leading edge device optimization. Milind is a senior engineering and management professional with extensive experience in advanced memory and logic semiconductor technology development, DFM and design-process interactions, new product introduction, and foundry management. His previous senior management roles include DFM products engineering at Cadence Design Systems and high performance CMOS technology development at Sun Microsystems, Philips Semiconductors and VLSI Technology.

Milind holds a B. Tech degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, and a MS degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Hawaii. He holds 50+ patents and has co-authored over 70 technical papers, primarily focused on process technology, reliability and integration.

Mr. Aldo Orsi is Head of Customer Enablement / Business Development of Intermolecular, Inc. – the trusted partner for materials innovation.  He is responsible for all sales and marketing activities, utilizing his industry experience to help develop strategies that will drive top-line revenue growth while deepening overall customer engagement.  Throughout his career, Aldo has worked with many of the leading semiconductor device makers, using his combination of commercial and technical experience to manage complex customer relationships, while developing and implementing successful strategies that resulted in overall business growth.  Prior to joining the Intermolecular team, Aldo held various leadership roles in sales and marketing at EMD Performance Materials, AZ Electronic Materials, Arch Chemicals, JTBaker/Mallinckrodt, and Dynachem.  Prior to his commercial role in the semiconductor industry, he was a Photolithography Process Engineer at Signetics/Philips.  Aldo is currently an active participant of the SEMI Electronic Materials Group (EMG) and has served on various subcommittees in support of SEMI programs and initiatives.  He holds a B.S. degree in Engineering Physics from Santa Clara University.