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    PDF Solutions Inc. (PDFS)

    10.75 Up 0.16(1.51%) Nov 25, 4:00PM EST
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    PDF Solutions Inc.
    333 West San Carlos Street
    Suite 1000
    San Jose, CA 95110
    United States - Map
    Phone: 408-280-7900
    Fax: 408-280-7915
    Website: http://www.pdf.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Technical & System Software
    Full Time Employees:359

    Business Summary 

    PDF Solutions, Inc. provides infrastructure technologies and services to enhance yield and optimize performance of integrated circuits (IC) in Asia, Europe, and North America. The company offers manufacturing process solutions; volume manufacturing solutions; and design-for-manufacturability (DFM) solutions, such as logic DFM, circuit level DFM, memory DFM, and Template physical IP solutions. It also provides Characterization Vehicle (CV) infrastructure, which includes CV test chips, pdCV analysis software, and pdFasTest electrical wafer test system; Yield Ramp Simulator software that analyzes an IC design to compute its systematic and random yield loss; and Template technology, which includes Library Analyzer software and IP for identifying and developing a set of layout patterns. In addition, the company offers Exensio enterprise-wide platform that enables sensor level and root cause diagnosis of yield and performance issues that impact manufacturing through building process models. Its platform consists of Exensio-Yield that collects yield data, loads, and stores it in an analysis-ready database, which enables product engineers to identify and analyze production yield, performance, reliability, and other issues; Exensio-Control that provide fault detection and classification capabilities for monitoring, alarming, and controlling manufacturing tool sets; and the Exensio Reporting and Automation module, which enables real-time execution of interactive reports, analyses, and dashboards. The company sells its technologies and services through direct sales force, solution implementation teams, and strategic alliances to integrated device manufacturers, fabless semiconductor design companies, and foundries in the microprocessors, memory, graphics, image sensor solutions, and communications segments. PDF Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

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    Corporate Governance 
    PDF Solutions Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Nov 1, 2015 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 8; Compensation: 4.
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    Key Executives 
    Dr. John K. Kibarian Ph.D., 51
    Co-Founder, Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Director and Member of Strategic Committee
    Dr. Kimon W. Michaels Ph.D., 49
    Co-Founder, VP of Products & Solutions and Director
    Mr. Gregory C. Walker , 61
    Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and VP of Fin.
    Dr. Cornelius Hartgring Ph.D., 61
    VP of Client Services & Sales
    Dr. Kwang-Hyun Kim Ph.D., 58
    VP of Bus. Devel. for PDF Solutions Semiconductor Technology Korea Limited
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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