Meet The Team
The GCE team is well balanced with experienced professionals in sales and service of semiconductor manufacturing equipment.
Jaydeep Patel - CEO, Director of Sales
Jaydeep co-founded GCE in March 2000. Under his leadership, GCE has enjoyed continuous and managed growth for the past fourteen years. He received his Master's degree in Management of Technology from the University of Pennsylvania's collaborative program between the Moore School of Engineering and The Wharton School of Business. He received his Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University.
Lawrance Kuo (郭 明賢) - Sales & Service Manager (Taiwan)
Lawrance is a high-level technical expert of Credence testers as well as TSK wafer probers. He joined GCE in 2010 to take charge of GCE’s expansion in the Taiwan market. Lawrance received his Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from St. John's University in Taipai in 1997. Lawrance is fluent in Mandarin and English.
Bryan Startzenbach - Service Manager - Metrology & Inspection
Bryan has 20 years of experience primarily with Metrology and Inspection tools for the Semiconductor Industry. At GCE, he is credited with establishing our CDSEM refurbishment and support program. Bryan received his Bachelor's from Penn State University.
Rina Patel - Financial Controller
Rina is a Certified Public Accountant with Bachelor's in Accounting from Emmanuel College in Boston. She brings over 20 years of experience in financial reporting, analysis and accounting in the public and private sector. Most recently Rina was a senior manager at KPMG with responsibility for major audit accounts such as Rohm and Haas, Shipley, Siemens, Osram, Technitrol, and others. Mainly focused on publicly traded global manufacturing companies, she routinely interfaced directly with CEO and CFO management level.
Ajay Kulkarni - Service Engineer - Metrology & Inspection
Ajay supports all activities for KLA CDSEM refurbishment as well as relevant spare parts program. Ajay received his Higher Diploma in Software Engineering from Aptech Computer Education and Bachelor's in Commerce from University of Pune.
Raj Mushiana - Service Manager - Canon Steppers & Scanners
Raj has 18 years of technical sales, service and process consultation experience with Canon steppers and scanners. During this time, Raj's primary responsibilities were to install, maintain, troubleshoot, support and repair systems at customer facilities worldwide.
Andre Moua - Senior Service Engineer - Canon Steppers & Scanners
With more than 15 years of experience, Andre is a high level technical expert with Canon scanners and steppers. His experience includes installation and service of i-line and DUV steppers at customer facilities worldwide.
Constantine Nechaev - Field Service Engineer
Constantine is an experienced lithography engineer with specific expertise with Canon Steppers. During his 7 years of professional work history, he has supported installation and maintenance of Canon i4 stepper as well as DNS Coat/Dev track. He is also skilled application engineer for Canon i4 stepper. Constantine received his Bachelor's in electronic engnieering from Saint-Petersburg Electrotechnical University.