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Intermolecular’s team has a wide range of interdisciplinary technical, operational, business and management experience. This expertise is complemented by a world-class Board of Directors with a valuable diversity of technology and business executive management experience. Our distinguished Scientific Advisors also share our commitment to redefining Materials discovery and understanding for the semiconductor industry and many other high-tech sectors.

Mr. Chris Kramer is President and Chief Executive Officer of Intermolecular, Inc. – the trusted partner for materials innovation. Chris has more than 25 years of experience as a senior technology executive in the semiconductor and materials industry worldwide. He most recently was Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at Entegris where he was responsible for business development aimed at upgrading the company’s sales and marketing capabilities, yielding improved customer relationships. Chris joined Entegris in 2014 after the acquisition of ATMI. In 2010, Chris was Senior Vice President of Materials Solutions at ATMI, where he was responsible for the company’s ion implant business operations and its gas and liquid storage and delivery systems. He was promoted to manage ATMI’s microelectronics materials business as its General Manager. Prior to ATMI, Chris was Vice President, Global Strategic Account Management, for Tokyo Electron America (TEL), where he was responsible for developing and maximizing strategic business and technology relationships with IBM and their alliance partners.

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


Dr. Karl Littau is Chief Technology Officer of Intermolecular, Inc. – the trusted partner for materials innovation. He is responsible for IMI’s technology strategy and direction and core technology and applications development. Dr. Karl Littau is a Physical Chemist and with expertise in thin film deposition, ALD, CVD, surface and gas phase chemistry, and solid state physics.  He has previously held positions at AT&T Bell Laboratories, Applied Materials, Inc., Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center and Stanford University. He holds a BS in Chemistry from UC Berkeley and a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Stanford University.

Mr. Bill Roeschlein is Chief Financial Officer of Intermolecular, Inc. – the trusted partner for materials innovation. He has extensive experience as a finance executive and is responsible for IMI’s finance, HR, IT and facilities organizations. Prior to joining IMI, he was CFO at Aurora Algae, Power Integrations (POWI) and Determine Software, Inc. (DTRM). He also held senior financial management positions at Ultra Clean Technology and Asyst Technologies.

Bill holds an MBA from Cornell University and a BA from UCLA. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Mr. Milind Weling is Senior Vice President of Programs and Operations of Intermolecular, Inc. – the trusted partner for materials innovation. He is responsible for IMI’s high throughput experimentation technology and manages the technical execution of customer programs for the discovery of advanced materials and leading edge device optimization. Milind is a senior engineering and management professional with extensive experience in advanced memory and logic semiconductor technology development, DFM and design-process interactions, new product introduction, and foundry management. His previous senior management roles include DFM products engineering at Cadence Design Systems and high performance CMOS technology development at Sun Microsystems, Philips Semiconductors and VLSI Technology.

Milind holds a B. Tech degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, and a MS degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Hawaii. He holds 50+ patents and has co-authored over 70 technical papers, primarily focused on process technology, reliability and integration.

Mr. Joe Montano is Vice President of Customer Enablement of Intermolecular, Inc. – the trusted partner for materials innovation.  He is responsible for all commercial activities with a primary objective of building a strong sales pipeline and deepening customers engagement. Joe has an extensive commercial and technical experience in the technology industry worldwide. He has consistently demonstrated his ability to manage complex customer relationships and has successfully grew sales for companies serving the semiconductor industry. Prior to joining IMI, Joe held various sales and marketing positions at MacDermid Enthone, SAFC Hitech, Xtalic Corporation, Dow Chemical, Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials.

Joe holds a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Northeastern University.