Luis's vast past experience – more than 30 years in various engineering, management and executive roles with IBM – brings a distinctive and valuable technologist and customer point of view to Tallwood’s practice.
Before joining Tallwood, Luis was a member of the executive team for IBM’s Microelectronics Division. Most recently he served as Vice President and General Manager for the division, where he was responsible for all the semiconductor business segments. During the 1990s he played the key role in moving IBM Microelectronics into the OEM business and making it succeed.
Earlier, Luis was the General Manager for IBM's Burlington, Vermont, site, where he was responsible for two mega fabs and the development lab. From 1986 through 1991, Luis was Lab Director at IBM's General Technology Division, where he was responsible for all of IBM’s non-bipolar semiconductor technologies and product development activities.
Luis currently serves on the board of directors of Accent, Cavendish Kinetics, Qspeed and SVTC. He is the inventor of five key memory patents and has published more than two dozen technical papers.
Luis holds a B.S. and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the National University of Littoral in Argentina.