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. Joe Montano is Vice President of Customer Enablement of Intermolecular, Inc. – the trusted partner for materials innovation. He is responsible for all commercial activities with a primary objective of building a strong sales pipeline and deepening customers engagement. Joe has an extensive commercial and technical experience in the technology industry worldwide. He has consistently demonstrated his ability to manage complex customer relationships and has successfully grew sales for companies serving the semiconductor industry. Prior to joining IMI, Joe held various sales and marketing positions at MacDermid Enthone, SAFC Hitech, Xtalic Corporation, Dow Chemical, Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials.
Joe holds a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Northeastern University.