Cyril’s arrival on DIAMFAB’s strategic committee is a great opportunity for the development of our start-up. In addition to his recommendations on the semiconductor industry, Cyril will also provide DIAMFAB with his valuable management advice and above all his innovative strategic vision.
The relationship between Cyril and DIAMFAB is not new as it started with a one-year mentorship after Khaled and Gauthier won the i-Lab grand prize in 2019. https://www.latribune.fr/technos-medias/concours/l-art-du-parrainage-ou-la-taille-d-un-diamant-brut-845151.html
Cyril joined Soitec in 2006 and became Head of the Bernin site in 2012 and then Executive Vice President Operations in 2018. Previously, he was in charge of device engineering and then process engineering at IBM Semiconductor. He was in charge of process development, technology transfer and production acceleration.
Cyril Menon holds a master’s degree in physics from Grenoble INP, a thesis in microelectronics from the Stockholm Royal Institute of Technology and a degree in management from Harvard Business School.