Technical Manager, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
Karthik Vijay is based in the United Kingdom and is responsible for technology programs and technical support for customers in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Prior to this, he was based in San Jose, California and was responsible for applications support for customers on the North American West Coast. His expertise is on automotive, industrial, and RF applications involving PCBA and power electronics with a focus on the use of different material sets, including solder preforms, solder paste, thermal interface materials, and semiconductor-grade electronics materials.
Karthik joined Indium Corporation in 2003 and has more than 20 years of experience in electronics assembly. He has a master’s degree in industrial engineering with a specialization in electronics packaging and manufacturing from the State University of New York, Binghamton. He is a Certified SMT Process Engineer and earned his Six Sigma Green Belt certification from Dartmouth College’s Thayer School of Engineering. He is active in several industry organizations, including IMAPS and SMTA, and has presented at several industry forums and conferences nationally and internationally.