Thomas Caulfield博士

Board member since 2018
Dr. Thomas Caulfield is the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GF. He was named CEO and elected to the board of directors in March 2018 and led the company’s initial public offering in October 2021, which was the largest semiconductor IPO on the Nasdaq that year. He joined GF in May 2014 as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the company’s Fab 8 semiconductor wafer manufacturing facility in Malta, NY. Dr. Caulfield led operations, process development, and the expansion and ramp-up of semiconductor manufacturing production. He has an extensive career spanning engineering, executive management and global operational leadership with leading technology companies.


He currently serves as a member of the board of directors for Western Digital Corporation. Dr. Caulfield earned a Bachelor of Science in Physics from St. Lawrence University before entering Columbia University’s Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, where he earned both his Bachelor and Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering as well as a Doctorate in Materials Science and Engineering. Dr. Caulfield was also a postdoctoral fellow at Columbia’s Engineering Center for Strategic Materials.