Edward Y. So is a Vice President and Director of California Technology and Manufacturing at Intel Corporation.
Current responsibilities of So include the development, proliferation and manufacturing of 0.25u technologies and 0.18u Flash Memory technology. He also oversees the D2 Development Plant, the Intel Mask Operations, and a design team that develops lead microprocessor products for new technology introduction and ramp.
So joined Intel in 1979 as a process engineer in Livermore Technology Development. Since then, he has held a number of technical management positions at Intel. He became D2 Plant Manager in 1991, expanded his role as Assistant Director of CTM in 1997, and then Director of CTM in 1998. He has received two Intel Achievement Awards: one on Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) Fab startup, and one on Gate Array product rapid introduction.
So was born in Hong Kong in October 1953. He received his B.S. from the University of Hawaii in 1975, his M.S. from Princeton University in 1976, his M.A. from Princeton in 1977, and his Ph.D. from Princeton in 1979, all in Electrical Engineering.