Meet The Team
The GCE team is well balanced with experienced professionals in sales and service of semiconductor manufacturing equipment.
Jaydeep Patel - CEO, Director of Sales
Jaydeep co-founded GCE in March 2000. Under his leadership, GCE has enjoyed continuous and managed growth for the past seventeen 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.
Lawrance Kuo (郭 明賢) - Sales & Service Manager (Taiwan)
Lawrance is a high level technical expert of Credence Kalos memory testers as well as TSK wafer probers. He joined GCE in 2010 to take charge of GCE’s expansion in the Taiwan market. Lawrance received Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from St. John's University in Taipei. He is fluent in Mandarin and English.
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.
Rina Patel - Financial Controller
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.
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.
Raj Mushiana - Service Manager - Canon Steppers & Scanners
Raj has 18 years of technical sales, service and process consultation experience with Canon steppers and scanners. During this time, Raj's primary responsibilities were to install, maintain, troubleshoot, support and repair systems at customer facilities worldwide.
Andre Moua - Senior Service Engineer - Canon Steppers & Scanners
With more than 15 years of experience, Andre is a high level technical expert with Canon scanners and steppers. His experience includes installation and service of i-line and DUV steppers at customer facilities worldwide.
Constantine Nechaev - Field Service Engineer
Constantine is an experienced lithography engineer with Canon wafer stepper expertise. During his 7 years of professional work history, he has supported refurbishment, installation, maintenance, and service calls for Canon FPA-3000 i-line and DUV wafer steppers. He is also a skilled lithography application engineer. Constantine received his Master's and Bachelor's in Electronic Engnieering from Saint-Petersburg Electrotechnical University.