Dr. Shaker Sadasivam

Co-Founder, President and CEO, Auragent Bioscience, LLC, retired President and CEO SunEdison Semiconductor LLC

Director since 2016, Class Two (Term Expiring 2025)
Chair of Compensation and Human Capital Committee
Member of Audit Committee and STAR Committee

Dr. Sadasivam is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Auragent Bioscience, LLC. He also serves on the boards FTC Solar, Inc., a public company, and of three private companies, Sfara, Dclimate Inc., and Sea Pharma, LLC, and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Chesterfield Montessori School in Chesterfield, MO. In 2016, Dr. Sadasivam retired as President and Chief Executive Officer of SunEdison Semiconductor Limited, a leading manufacturer of advanced semiconductors for electronics, a position he held from 2013. From 2009 to 2013, he served as Executive Vice President and President, Semiconductor Materials Business Unit of SunEdison, Inc. (a predecessor to SunEdison Semiconductor Limited, formerly known as MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc.). 

From 2002 to 2009, Dr. Sadasivam served as Senior Vice President Research and Development of SunEdison, Inc. Dr. Sadasivam holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Madras and Indian Institute of Technology, an M.B.A. from Washington University’s Olin School of Business, and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University. Dr. Sadasivam brings to the Board his extensive experience related to the semiconductor industry, and insight into areas including operations, product development and engineering management.

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