Magnus Ryde

Industrial Advisory Board

Magnus Ryde formerly served as CEO of DayStar Technologies of Milpitas, CA, Intematix Corporation of Fremont, CA and FlexICs of Milpitas, CA; President of TSMC North America. He also held senior executive positions at KLA-Tencor, the world’s leading supplier of process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor industry.
Currently, Ryde serves on the BoD of GLO AB, Sol Voltaics AB and Excillum AB of Sweden, Kaiam Corporation of Newark, CA and Ekahau Inc. of Reston, VA.

He is also engaged in the establishments of a new pilot facility for nanotechnology manufacturing (ProNano) and a new venture capital fund for Key Enabling Technologies operating in the Nordic and Baltic countries (Spirit Ventures).He is a graduate of Linköping University of Sweden and he received his MS of Industrial Engineering and Executive MBA degrees from Stanford University.