Jeff David

Founder & CEO

Jeff has a proven track record as an inventor and innovator of production-proven semiconductor process control solutions. As an inventor, Jeff has authored or co-authored 80+ US patents pertaining to the Semiconductor Industry, including the Applied Materials 2008 Patent of the Year.

Jeff has had a long career in developing and implementing process control systems that have increased yield and lowered costs in the world’s largest semiconductor manufacturers. Prior to founding StreamMosaic, Jeff was an Engineering Manager and Senior Member of Technical Staff at Applied Materials. During his 18 years at Applied Materials, Jeff developed and implemented systems and algorithms that have had a significant impact on the Semiconductor Industry. Many of the microchips produced today are manufactured using algorithms and systems Jeff helped develop.

Jeff has his M.B.A. from Indiana University Kelley School of Business, his M.S. in Interdisciplinary Engineering from Purdue University, and his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University. At Stanford University, Jeff has completed courses in Machine Learning and Mining Massive Datasets.


Ron Caviani

Ron Caviani

Vice President of Sales

Ron has worked in Silicon Valley for over 25 years. He brings roughly 20 years of experience in Sales and Marketing to his role at StreamMosaic. In the early part of his career, he worked in technical roles, such as Design and Verification Engineer. Those technical roles prepared Ron well for his career in marketing and Sales where his knowledge of the user’s requirements is a great asset.

He graduated from California State University, Sacramento in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Engineering. Some of the companies Mr. Caviani has worked at, include Silicon Graphics, Xicor, Synopsys and Mentor Graphics.

 


Tomonori Honda

Tomonori Honda, PhD

Principal Data Scientist

Tomonori has broad experience and expertise across industries. Before joining StreamMosaic, he was a data scientist for 4INFO, Inflection, PARC, Edmunds.com, and Opera Solutions. He has created predictive models using sensor data, spatiotemporal data, semi-structured text data, and user behavioral data. He has two patents pending in the area of diagnostics for machine tool and reliability based design. His broader area of expertise includes machine learning, diagnostics & prognostics, reliability based design, and design synthesis.

Tomonori received a Ph.D. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Nuclear Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He continued his Ph.D. research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a Postdoctroal Scholar/Research Scientist for several years. He has published over 12 papers in journals and 28 peer-reviewed conferences. Tomonori won the 2013 JALA Ten Award from Society of Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) and the 2013 ASME Design Theory and Methodology Best Paper Award.


Lin Lee Cheong

Lin Lee Cheong

Data Scientist

Lin Lee is currently a data scientist at StreamMosaic. Prior to joining StreamMosaic, Lin Lee was a data scientist and staff engineer at ASML, where she has multiple patents in the area of computational hotspot inspection and predictive models for defect detection. Her extended area of expertise includes nanofabrication, metrology, lithography, machine learning, exploratory data analysis and product design, with over 10 publications and conference presentations in the areas of semiconductor research and development.

Lin Lee received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as well as a B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering from the National University of Singapore. She also received a Graduate Certificate in Data Mining from the Department of Statistics at Stanford University.


Rohan Kekatpure

Machine Learning Researcher

As a Machine Learning Researcher at StreamMosaic, Rohan is focused on development of algorithms for yield enhancement in semiconductor and electronic manufacturing. Prior to StreamMosaic, Rohan was a Senior Data Scientist at Intuit, which he joined as a part of Intuit’s acquisition of Level Up Analytics, an analytics consulting firm. At Intuit, Rohan designed and built Intuit’s event data processing system and productionized multiple unsupervised learning algorithms in the areas of search, image processing and time-series analysis. Before Level Up, Rohan was a Senior Member of Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque. His work at Sandia includes a portfolio of inventions in nanophotonics and over USD 2M in research grants.

Rohan holds a B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay and a MS/PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. He has 40 publications (with over 800 citations) and 3 issued patents in the areas of computational physics and semiconductor optical metrology.


Lakshmikar Kuravi

Principal Architect and Software Engineer

Lakshmikar brings in 16+ years of industry experience and his focus areas include orchestrating end-to-end solution architecture, technical leadership, systems integration, technology road-maps, performance and application stability, design and development of large scale systems using web based platforms and distributed systems.

Throughout his career, Lakshmikar has worn multiple hats as senior systems/software architect, technical lead and software engineer with big picture thinking, detail oriented and hands-on approaches. Some of the software solutions/systems he was involved in include credit union software, transactions, payments and data processing, third party and enterprise applications integration, decision support systems, disaster management systems, hazard modeling software, loans origination systems etc. His recent interests/focus areas include machine learning, artificial intelligence, micro services and cloud computing.

He holds M.S. in Computer Science from University of South Alabama.


Laura M’Guinness

Accounting, HR & Office Manager

Laura is StreamMosaic’s, Accounting, Human Resource and Office Manager. She is responsible for managing StreamMosaic’s accounting and finance functions, including preparation of all financial and management reports. In addition, she oversees human resources, payroll and office management functions.

Laura has spent much of her career in the start-up world, managing all accounting functions, human resources, office management, stock administration, developing scalable processes while working with companies from incubation through IPO and beyond. She has worked with start-ups in a variety of fields, including high tech, telecommunications, medical diagnostics, biotechnology, construction and medical services.

Before joining StreamMosaic, Laura was the business manager for a very busy law firm, where her duties included managing their accounting functions, including budgets and financial projections, trust accounting and administrative management.

Laura holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Notre Dame de Namur University, is a member of the Society of Human Resource Managers and is passionate about volunteering in her community.