John Kibarian has served as PDF Solutions’ President since founding the company in 1991 and was appointed CEO in 2000. Prior to launching PDF, Kibarian was a researcher at Carnegie Mellon University's SEMATECH Center for Rapid Yield Learning, where he developed algorithms for diagnosing process variations based on electrical test data and for yield maximization based on circuit optimization and statistical process and device simulation. Kibarian holds a B.S. in electrical engineering, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering, respectively, from Carnegie Mellon University.