As head of all Components & Devices research, Len Jelinek manages core strategy, personnel, analysis, and commercial planning for the research practice.
With his areas of focus including research on capacity management and technology transitions within the semiconductor industry, Len also works with clients to access individual corporate strategies that may be impacted by additional wafer manufacturing capacity in China as well as in other global locations.
Len has developed an extensive database of wafer manufacturing suppliers that includes both leading IDMs and pure-play foundries service providers. The database is available for use by clients to define corporate manufacturing strategies, such as expanding internal capacity, compared to transitioning to an outsourcing model.
Len joined the company after 28 years of experience in semiconductor manufacturing and in the management of the chipmaking business. Possessing deep expertise and years of experience dating back to his time with ON Semiconductor and Motorola, Len has unequalled qualifications in program management, financial analysis, and manufacturing.
Len belongs to a distinguished circle of only 11 Technology Fellows named by IHS Markit during his time at the company, an honor that recognizes his deep expertise and exceptional standing within the analyst community.
A graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry, Len also has a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix in Arizona.