Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Marketing and Solutions Engineering
David Somo joined ON Semiconductor in 2009 and leads the company’s corporate strategy and global marketing programs. Mr. Somo brings more than 25 years of semiconductor and electronics industry experience to his position. Previously, Mr. Somo was Senior Vice President of worldwide sales and marketing at Celerity, a leading supplier of precision instruments and advanced gas and liquid delivery systems to the semiconductor equipment and manufacturing industry. There, he was responsible for leading the corporate marketing, worldwide sales, applications engineering and field service operations. Before joining Celerity, Mr. Somo served as Senior Vice President, worldwide sales and service, and corporate officer at MEMC Electronic Materials, a leading supplier of silicon wafers to integrated device manufacturers and semiconductor foundries. During his career, he also served as Vice President of strategic account sales at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), a leading supplier of x86 compatible microprocessors and flash memory. While there, he established the strategic account organization and managed sales to AMD's top tier customers worldwide. Also at AMD, Mr. Somo held the positions of vice president, sales and marketing for the Americas, and vice president of worldwide marketing for AMD's microprocessor business. Mr. Somo has a BSEE degree from Arizona State University.