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Michael Plisinski was appointed Rudolph Technologies’ chief executive officer in 2015. Prior to that, he was the company’s chief operating officer as well as executive vice president and general manager of the Company’s software business since February 2006 when the Company merged with August Technology Corporation. From 2003 to 2006, his positions at August included vice president of engineering and director of strategic marketing for review and analysis products. Prior to joining August, Mike was founder and president of Counterpoint Solutions, a semiconductor optical review and metrology company, later acquired by August Technology. Mike has a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts and completed the Harvard Advanced Management Program in 2012.
Steve Roth is Rudolph Technologies’ senior vice president, finance and administration and chief financial officer. Steve has been with the Company since September 1996. From August 1991 to August 1996, he served as the director of corporate finance for Bell Communications Research, now called Ericsson, a research and development company serving the telecommunications industry. Steve is a CPA and holds a B.S. in Accounting from Villanova University.
Bob Koch has served as vice president and general counsel for Rudolph Technologies since 2003. Prior to joining Rudolph, he held various in-house counsel positions, last serving as director of legal affairs for Howmedica Osteonics Corp., an orthopedic implant subsidiary of Stryker Corporation. Bob holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and a M.S. in Biomedical Engineering, both from Rutgers University. He earned his J.D. from Rutgers School of Law - Newark in 1991 and is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York.
Rich Rogoff is vice president and general manager of Rudolph's Lithography Systems Group. He joined Rudolph in 2013 and has more than 25 years of lithography experience. Prior to joining Rudolph, he spent 23 years with ASML in various executive, operational and engineering positions. Most recently, Rich served as vice president of the ASML optics business unit. He received a B.S. in Microelectronic Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology and a MBA from INSEAD Business School.
Elvino da Silveira is the vice president of business development at Rudolph Technologies, with responsibilities to identify new markets and develop strategies to prosecute the opportunities. Until the Rudolph acquisition in December 2012, he served as president and operations manager of Azores since its inception in March 1999. Prior to forming the company, he was employed by MRS Technology, Inc., as the vice president of operations and worldwide customer support. da Silveira has also held engineering and customer support roles at Hampshire Instruments from 1991 to 1993 and GCA/General Signal from 1984 to 1991. Mr. da Silveira holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University.