John Spicer is responsible for delivering world-class levels of performance at SkyWater’s Minnesota and Florida wafer fabs, establishing an integrated value chain across both facilities that brings maximum value to the company’s customers. His expertise includes executing automated manufacturing systems/processes and operational excellence initiatives, while enhancing performance, improving quality, reducing costs, and generating sustainable revenue gains.
Mr. Spicer’s decades of semiconductor manufacturing experience include serving with ON Semiconductor, AMI Semiconductor and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). Most recently, he served as ON Semiconductor’s vice president of global fab operations. In this role, he managed six factories worldwide driving a significant increase in overall wafer fabrication capacity including the successful integration of two acquired fab operations (AMI and Fairchild) into the company. Mr. Spicer previously served as the general manager of ON Semiconductor’s Pocatello, Idaho 200 mm wafer fabrication facility where he was responsible for directing operations and leading the site’s support functions.
Mr. Spicer holds a Bachelor’s degree in business administration from Idaho State University. He has been serving as a member of the Board of Directors for the Bank of Idaho since 2012.