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.
PDF Solutions offers an end-to-end analytics platform that empowers engineers and data scientists across the semiconductor ecosystem to rapidly improve the yield, quality, and profitability of their products. By combining industry-leading data analytics and professional services with exclusive, differentiated product data generated during the manufacturing process, PDF Solutions is delivering on the promise of Industry 4.0 today by transforming how the ecosystem collects, analyzes, and shares data.