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Paul Sullivan

Lecturer, Tech Strategy & Innovation
Paul.Sullivan607157@tufts.edu

Dr. Paul Sullivan, formerly VP of Strategic Development at Applied Materials, has spent over 20 years as an executive in the Semiconductor Industry.

Biography

Dr. Paul Sullivan, formerly VP of Strategic Development at Applied Materials, has spent over 20 years as an executive in the Semiconductor Industry.

Dr. Sullivan held a variety of positions during his tenures at KLA-Tencor, Varian Semiconductor and Applied Materials including Business Strategy, New Business Development, M&A, General Management and Product Development. Most recently he was responsible for developing growth processes focused on innovation and business strategy.

Prior to embarking on a career in the Semiconductor Industry, Dr. Sullivan was Professor of Precision Metrology at University of Birmingham in the UK and a Research Scientist at The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

Since leaving Applied Materials, Dr. Sullivan formed a consulting business advising companies on business strategy and innovation.

Dr. Sullivan’s formal education was in the UK and he holds a B.Sc. in Physics from the University of Warwick, an M. Phil. in Engineering Design from the University of Coventry and a Ph.D. in Precision Engineering from the University of Birmingham.