Timothy J. Stultz, Ph.D.
President & CEO

Dr. Timothy J. Stultz has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a director since August 2007. From June 2003 to August 2007, Dr. Stultz served as the President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Imago Scientific Instruments Corporation, a supplier of proprietary 3-D atom probe microscopes to the research materials and microelectronics industries. Prior to Imago, Dr. Stultz served as President and Chief Executive Officer for ThauMDx, a developer of diagnostic systems and technologies for the analysis of biomolecules, drugs and chemicals. Dr. Stultz received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Materials Science and Engineering from Stanford University.

Jeffrey Andreson
Chief Financial Officer

Jeffrey Andreson joined Nanometrics as Chief Financial Officer in September 2014. Mr. Andreson served as Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary of Intevac, Inc. from August 2007 to September 2014. From June to August 2007, Mr. Andreson held the position of Executive Vice President, Finance at Intevac. Prior to joining Intevac, Mr. Andreson spent 12 years with Applied Materials in various controllership positions within the company, most recently as Managing Director, Controller of the Applied Global Services product group. Mr. Andreson holds a B.S. in Finance from San Jose State University and an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University.

S. Mark Borowicz, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President, Business Operations

Dr. S. Mark Borowicz has served as Executive Vice President of Business Operations since September 2016. From March 2013 to September 2016 Dr. Borowicz served as Senior Vice President, Product & Field Operations Group. Prior to Nanometrics, Dr. Borowicz held various management positions in Marketing, Engineering, Business Development and R&D at KLA-Tencor, Inc. Dr. Borowicz has seven patents in the field of electron beam technologies. Dr. Borowicz holds a B .S. in Mechanical Engineering from West Virginia University and a Ph.D. in Materials Engineering from Auburn University. 

Kevin Heidrich
Sr. Vice President, Strategic Marketing & Business Development

Kevin Heidrich, Sr. Vice President, Strategic Marketing & Business Development, joined Nanometrics in 2006. Kevin has participated in many functions, expanding his scope in the past eight years to include new product development, corporate marketing, product marketing, business development and is now responsible for both corporate strategy and applications as Nanometrics expands its overall solution space within process control metrology. Prior to Nanometrics, Kevin spent a decade at Intel Corporation in a variety of roles including process research and development at Intel’s Portland Technology Development facility. Mr. Heidrich received B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Colorado School of Mines in Chemical Engineering.

Rollin Kocher
Sr. Vice President, Commercial Operations

Rollin Kocher, Sr. Vice President of Commercial Operations, joined Nanometrics in March 2013 as Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Service. Prior to joining Nanometrics, Rollin held several senior management positions over 17 years at KLA-Tencor, including Global Sales for Films and Scatterometry, Sales for Taiwan, North America and Europe as well as General Manager of the Samsung Business Unit while living in South Korea. Mr. Kocher holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from the University of North Texas.

Rodney Smedt
Vice President, Engineering

Rodney Smedt joined Nanometrics as Vice President, Engineering in November 2014. Prior to joining Nanometrics, Mr. Smedt held the position of Vice President Engineering at Revera Inc from 2005 to 2014.  Prior to ReVera, Mr Smedt held the positions of Vice President Engineering at Therma-Wave Corporation and Sensys Instruments from 2001 to 2005, and previously held engineering management positions with KLA-Tencor from 1989 to 2001. Mr Smedt holds over 20 patents related to Metrology, Wafer Inspection and Semiconductor capital equipment.

Janet Taylor
General Counsel

Janet Taylor joined Nanometrics as General Counsel in July 2015. Ms. Taylor served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Company Secretary of STATS ChipPAC Ltd., from June 2005 to June 2015. Prior to joining STATS ChipPAC Ltd, Ms. Taylor was engaged in transactional practices at international law firms in New York, Singapore and London. Ms. Taylor was admitted to the Bar in New York in 1990 and in Singapore in 2010. Ms. Taylor holds a J.D. from the Harvard Law School and a B.A. in History from the University of Texas at Austin.

Philip Ziman
Vice President, Global Human Resources

Philip Ziman joined Nanometrics as Vice President, Global Human Resources in April, 2016.  Mr. Ziman served as VP, Human Resources at BazaarVoice, from 2012 until 2016. From 2009 to 2012 Mr. Ziman was Sr. Director, Comp and Benefits, and Business Partner at Taleo. Prior to Taleo he held other senior management positions at various companies since 1986. Mr. Ziman holds B.A. degrees in Economics and Psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz and an M.B.A. from San Jose State University.