A semiconductor industry leader with more than 30 years of experience, Steve Kelley joined Advanced Energy as president and chief executive officer in March 2021. In addition, he serves on the company’s board of directors. A high-impact technology executive, Kelley is renowned for leading some of the world’s largest global companies through financial growth and transformation.
Prior to Advanced Energy, he served as president and chief executive officer of Amkor Technology, Inc., a leading semiconductor package and test company, leading its financial transformation by prioritizing strong revenue growth, efficiency gains, and a culture of continuous quality improvement. Kelley also held executive leadership roles at various semiconductor manufacturing companies including Cree, Texas Instruments, and Philips Semiconductor (now NXP Semiconductors), where he focused primarily on revenue growth through the timely development of new products and services.
Kelley holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Santa Clara University.