Dalia Vernikovsky, CEO
Dalia Vernikovsky has more than 20 years in business development, product development and sales for capital equipment and critical materials for the semiconductor industry. She is successful in developing a $90-million market share for high-performance o-rings with major OEMs and end users. She established a timely solution on material improvements for original equipment and spares incumbent. Prior to joining Applied Seals North America, Inc. (ASNA) she served as vice president for Brooks Automation, where she headed up global operations with Intel and major OEMs.
As a former member of the SEMI Sales and Marketing Executive Council and chair of SEMI Standards for polymeric applications, she wrote SEMI standard #3205 addressing elastomeric product challenges, which is now becoming SEMI Standards #5080.
In early 2013, Dalia engaged SEMI with a vision initiative of forming a ground-breaking special interest group that would represent, for the first time, the common interests of subsystem and component suppliers. Dalia has served as the Chair of the SCIS committee since its official launch in July 2013. Today, it is a vibrant and highly active special interest group of 50 plus members that includes both suppliers and customers engaged in supporting key industry issues mainly in defectivity, standards, roadmap development, and more. In late 2019, she received All Star 2019 in the Semiconductor Industry.
Dalia continues to strive for excellence of ALL major components and a commitment to help reach the lower nodes that require such commitment to succeed.
Dalia is a Black Belt in Martial Arts and volunteers to help animals in shelters be socialized and placed with military veterans, nursing homes and people in need of service animals.