Michael Ciesinski is President of FlexTech Alliance, SEMI’s first Strategic Association Partner. FlexTech is an R&D consortium chartered with building the infrastructure for flexible electronics manufacturing. Ciesinski’s prior executive positions include President/CEO of US Display Consortium and Vice-President and Director of North American Operations for SEMI, an international trade association in San Jose, CA. Prior to joining SEMI, Ciesinski was appointed as Director, New York State Labor-Management Committee.
FlexTech sponsors and conducts a multi-million dollar technology development program, as well as providing the industry with technical, financial and market information. In February 2012, FlexTech created and now manages the Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium (NBMC), focused on human performance monitoring. In August 2015, FlexTech was awarded a $75M U.S. Government grant to form and manage a Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Institute (Next Flex).
Ciesinski is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany. He is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council (Engineering) at the California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo.
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