Samer Kabbani

Chief Technological Officer

As Chief Technology Officer of AEM, Samer Kabbani is responsible for the development and organization of AEM’s overall technology strategy and advancement. Samer focuses on ensuring that AEM offers disruptive and differentiating solutions to customers across the Semiconductor Test space and raises AEM’s profile as a leading technology partner.

Together with his regional teams, Samer ensures that the company’s core technology development, roadmap, and  R&D strategy are ahead of the technology curve to effectively support and raise our customers’ global manufacturing capabilities.

With over 20 years of experience in the semiconductor capital equipment industry, Samer has extensive experience in leading technology M&A, innovation and product development, business strategies development and implementation, and competitive strategy. He excels in product innovation and development that is designed to align to both market and customer requirements.

Before joining AEM, Samer was the Executive Vice President at Advantest and Astronics Test Systems, respectively. In his 14-year tenure at Cohu, Samer served in key senior management roles, including Delta Design Systems president.

Samer is a prolific innovator with more than 20 registered patents in areas of advanced thermal management, photoresist processing, factory automation, and vision alignment and inspection.