Dr. Subhash Deshmukh is Chief Operating Officer of POET Technologies Inc. Most recently Dr. Deshmukh was Vice President of Emerging Technologies and Products at Applied Materials Inc. . Prior to rejoining Applied Materials he served as Vice President and General Manager of the Plasma Products Business Unit as well as Vice President of Business Development for Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates Inc. . Varian Semiconductor was acquired by Applied Materials in November 2011. Before moving to Varian Semiconductor Dr. Deshmukh served as General Manager of the Dielectric Etch Products Division of Applied Materials. He previously served in a number of executive and management positions with increasing responsibility at Applied Materials Lam Research and AMI Semiconductors
COO Since 2015 Ph.DDeshmukh holds a PhD in Chemical Sciences, has authored and coauthored over 55 technical articles and was granted over 27 patents, with several patents pending.