Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Thomas Caulfield is the Chief Executive Officer of GlobalFoundries. As CEO, Tom has made bold changes to reposition GlobalFoundries for the future, beginning with pivoting the business from nanometer scaling to technology differentiation. Furthermore, under Tom’s leadership GlobalFoundries made several transformational transactions to optimize the company’s global footprint, built out three core Strategic Business Units to strengthen competitiveness, acquired Smartcom in Bulgaria, and is delivering significant free cash flow – demonstrating a sustainable business model that will fuel growth for the company over the next decade. Caulfield brings a track record of results through an extensive career with leading technology companies including Soraa, Ausra, Novellus Systems, Inc. Prior to that, Caulfield spent 17 years at IBM in a variety of senior leadership roles, ultimately serving as vice president of 300mm semiconductor operations for IBM’s Microelectronics Division, leading its wafer fabrication operations in East Fishkill, NY.