Chris Kramer

President, Kinetics Equipment Solutions Group

Chris Kramer

Chris comes to Kinetics with more than 30 years of operational experience as a senior technology executive in the semiconductor equipment and materials industry worldwide.  His forte is leading highly technical teams towards operational excellence and strategic objectives by quickly assessing market, product, and technology conditions where his diverse global experience in capital process equipment, chemicals, gasses, components, etc. is broadly applicable.

Prior to KESG, Chris was president and CEO of Intermolecular, Inc.; senior vice president and chief commercial officer at Entegris; senior vice president of materials solutions at ATMI; and vice president of global strategic account management for Tokyo Electron America.

Chris holds a B.S. degree from the U.S. Naval Academy and served in the U.S. Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer for seven years after receiving his degree and commission.