Kevin M. Kurtz
President and CEO, Probe Card Solutions
Kevin M. Kurtz is the President and CEO of SV Probe, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ellipsiz Ltd. He oversees our Probe Card Solutions (PCS) business and counts over 25 years of experience in the probe card industry. The veteran brings with him knowledge and expertise that benefits and positions PCS towards sustainable growth. Prior to joining SV Probe, Kevin was Vice President at Cerprobe Corp., and he also served briefly as Vice President for Test Operations at Kulicke and Soffa (K&S) after K&S acquired Cerprobe in late 2000. Earlier on, he held various positions in Sales and Marketing with Probe Technology Inc.
Kevin holds a B.Sc in Business Administration from San Jose State University, United States.
Tony Gung Kwun Yuan
Vice President, Distribution and Services Solutions & Probe Card Solutions (Taiwan)
Tony Gung Kwun Yuan is the Vice President for our Distribution and Services solutions division in China and Taiwan as well as the General Manager of our Probe Card Solutions (Taiwan). His portfolio includes overseeing the trading and distribution activities of electronics test and measurement tools, wafer fab equipment, consumables, the provision of Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA) Test and Inspection services as well as the managing of probe card business activities in Taiwan. Tony has accumulated considerable sales, engineering and business management expertise in the electronics manufacturing test industry, particularly in China and Taiwan. Prior to joining the Group, Tony held numerous engineering and managerial positions in Agilent Technologies, Hewlett Packard and one of IBM’s strategically invested R&D company in Taiwan.
Tony holds a Master’s as well as Bachelor Degree in Control Engineering from the National CHIAO-TUNG University, Taiwan.
Lim Beng Lam
Vice President, Distribution and Services Solutions
Lim Beng Lam is the Vice President for Distribution and Services Solutions division in Singapore and Malaysia. He oversees the trading and distribution of wafer fab equipment, specialty chemicals and consumables, electronics measurement tools, the provision of reliability test services businesses and the sales and support services activities of our Probe Card Solutions in China and South East Asia. With more than 20 years of industry experience, Beng Lam possesses a good mix of expertise and foresight to drive performances at the respective product segments. Prior to the current role, Beng Lam was the Vice President of Sales at SV Probe.
Previously, he was also Sales Director at Lam Research Corp., and served in various management positions at CEI Contract Manufacturing Ltd and Texas Instruments Singapore. Beng Lam holds a B.Sc in Chemistry and Mathematics from the National University of Singapore and a Master of Business Administration from the Oklahoma City University, United States.
Vice President of Engineering, Probe Card Solutions
Pete Rogan is the Vice President of Engineering for SV Probe, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ellipsiz Ltd. He oversees the global Engineering and R&D efforts of our Probe Card Solutions (PCS) which encompasses design, process and product development. Pete’s wide range of experience benefits PCS on the enhancement of its existing products and the capability to develop new and innovative products. An industry veteran, Pete has held positions of increasing responsibility in Engineering and Operations at Harris Corporation, Cerprobe and Kulicke & Soffa (K&S) before joining SV Probe in 2004.
He holds a B.Sc in Mechanical Engineering from Ohio State University and a Graduate Business Program Certificate from the University of Florida, United States.
Vice President, Probe Card Solutions (Japan)
Yoshihide Miura is the Vice President responsible for the activities of our Probe Card Solutions in Japan since September 2014. Yoshihide has extensive working experience and knowledge in the field of engineering. His numerous years of service (including senior managerial position) with an established Japanese organisation and his working experience in US, Europe, Japan and Singapore would be instrumental to the provision of leadership to our Japan operations as well as bringing the Japan teams to work closely with our global probe card operations. Yoshihide was the Chief Operating Officer of Dolphin Engineering Pte Ltd from June 2013 to July 2014.
Yoshihide, who joined the Yamazaki Mazak Group since 1970 as an engineer, was a Deputy Managing Director at Yamazaki Mazak Singapore Pte Ltd from 1997 to 2003; Managing Director at Yamazaki Mazak Optonics Europe from 2003 to 2010 and Director at Yamazaki Mazak Trading Corp in Japan from June 2010 to May 2013.