Meet The Team

The GCE team is well balanced with experienced professionals in sales and service of semiconductor manufacturing equipment.

Jaydeep Patel - CEO
Jaydeep co-founded GCE in March 2000. Under his leadership, GCE has experienced continuous and steady growth for over 20 years. He received Master of Science in Management of Technology from the University of Pennsylvania's Moore School of Engineering and The Wharton School of Business. He received Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University.

Rina Patel - CFO
As a Certified Public Accountant, Rina brings over 25 years of financial reporting, analysis, and accounting experience in public and private sectors. Most recently, Rina was a senior manager at KPMG where her major audit accounts included publicly traded global manufacturing companies Rohm and Haas, Shipley, Siemens, and Osram.

Bryan Startzenbach - Service Manager - Metrology & Inspection
With over twenty years of Metrology and Inspection equipment experience, Bryan is credited with establishing GCE's CD-SEM refurbishment and spare parts program. Bryan received Bachelors Degree from Penn State University.

Ajay Kulkarni - Service Engineer - Metrology & Inspection
Ajay supports all activities for KLA CDSEM refurbishment as well as relevant spare parts program. Ajay received his Higher Diploma in Software Engineering from Aptech Computer Education and Bachelor's in Commerce from University of Pune.

Rich Taylor - Facility Manager
Rich supports all activities related to facility maintenance, shipping and receiveing as well as spare parts repair and test program.

Karnail Toor - Sevice Engineer - Canon Steppers
Toor supports Canon stepper refurbishment as well as relevant spare parts program. He holds Bachelor's Degree in Electrical and Elecronics Technologies.

Austin Krogh - Sevice Engineer - Canon Steppers
Austin supports Canon stepper refurbishment as well as relevant spare parts program. He is enrolled in Electrical and Elecronics Technologies program at San Joaquin Delta College.