Board of Directors
Mr. Wills (Chairman) was President and CEO of Tektronix from 2000 until 2008, and its Chairman from 2001 through 2008. He joined Tektronix in 1979 and served in a range of marketing, product development and management roles, including President of the Measurement Business and President of Regional Operations for both Europe and the Americas. He holds a master's degree in business administration from the University of Oregon and a bachelor's degree in computer systems from Linfield College.
Michael Burger was appointed President and CEO of ESI on October 3, 2016. Prior to joining ESI, Mr. Burger was President and Chief Executive Officer of Cascade Microtech since 2010. Prior to joining Cascade Microtech, Mr. Burger served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Merix Corporation, a printed circuit board manufacturer, from April 2007 to February 2010. From November 2004 until joining Merix, Mr. Burger served as President of the Components Business of Flextronics Corporation. From 1999 to November 2004, Mr. Burger was employed by ZiLOG, Inc., a supplier of devices for embedded control and communications applications. From May 2002 until November 2004, Mr. Burger served as ZiLOG's President and a member of its board of directors. Mr. Burger holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from New Mexico State University and a certificate from the Stanford University International Executive Management Program.
Frederick A. Ball is a recognized and respected business leader with more than 25 years of financial management experience. He recently served as the chief financial officer of Marketo, a leading provider of a cloud-based enterprise marketing platform from 2011 to 2016. Prior to joining Marketo, Mr. Ball had been the Chief Financial Officer for a number of private and public technology companies including Webroot Software, Inc., BigBand Networks, Inc., and Borland Software Corporation. Mr. Ball also served as Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions for KLA-Tencor Corporation, a manufacturer of semiconductor equipment, and prior to that as its Vice President of Finance. Mr. Ball was with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC for over 10 years. Mr. Ball is a director at Advanced Energy Industries, Inc., a provider of power and control technologies, and is chair of its audit committee.
Lynne J. Camp is the owner and founder of Lynne Camp, LLC, a consulting and executive coaching services firm she created in 2012. Prior to starting her consulting firm, Lynne served as the Vice President of the Performance Instruments division at Tektronix, Inc., an industry-leading test and measurement equipment manufacturing company, from 2006 to 2007, and Danaher Corporation from 2007 to 2011 after it acquired Tektronix. Prior to joining Tektronix/Danaher, Lynne spent 26 years with Hewlett-Packard and Agilent Technologies, where she held several senior positions including Vice President roles of HP/Agilent’s Remarketing Solutions group, Wireless Test Business group, Communications Test Equipment Services group, Multi-Industry Solutions group and Systems Generation and Delivery group. In these roles, Lynne had direct responsibility for research and development, operations, program management, marketing and customer service in geographic areas throughout the world. Lynne holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering Management and a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering, both from Stanford University. Lynne received an Executive Coaching Certification from the Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara, and is on faculty with the Center for Higher Ambition Leadership.
Lynne brings to the Board a wide-ranging skillset for setting and executing strategy, developing and aligning teams to deliver superior results, as well as experience in high-tech operations and manufacturing.
Laurence E. Cramer has been with Continuum Electro-Optics, a manufacturer of high energy laser systems for medical, industrial and scientific research, for the past 16 years where he held the positions of Vice President of R&D, Vice President / General Manager and President. Prior to that, he was President of Laser Diode Inc., a manufacturer of GaAs laser diodes for military and telecom applications. Prior to that he spent 15 years at Spectra-Physics in a range of management roles including, Manager of Marketing and Sales, Strategic Product Group Manager, and President of Spectra-Physics Laser diode systems, developer of advanced diode pumped solid state laser systems. He was a Board Member and past President of the Laser Institute of America, and was a member of the U.S. Department of Commerce Technical Advisory Committee in Electronics from 1988 to 1994. He holds a BA degree in Chemistry and Physics from DePauw University, a PhD in Chemistry from Northwestern University and a Masters Certificate in Six Sigma from Villanova University.
Raymond A. Link served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of FEI Company, a leading supplier of scientific and analytical instruments for nanoscale imaging from July 2005 to April 2015. Prior to this, Mr. Link was the Chief Financial Officer of TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc., a manufacturer of electronic signal processing components for wireless communications. Mr. Link joined TriQuint in July 2001 as a result of TriQuint's merger with Sawtek, Inc. where he was the Chief Financial Officer since September 1995. He is also on the board of directors of FormFactor, Inc. a supplier of wafer probe cards and test equipment for the semiconductor industry and nLight Inc., a private company that makes high-power semiconductor lasers. Mr. Link received a B.S. degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and a Fellow with the National Association of Corporate Directors.
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