Michael Corbett
Managing Partner, Linx Consulting


Michael Corbett is Managing Partner and co-founder of Linx Consulting. Linx Consulting is a leading specialist consultancy focused on electronic chemicals and materials and their application in related thin film processes. In this capacity he has worked with and advised most leading global chemical companies, process equipment manufacturers and device producers.

Mr. Corbett is a leading expert on electronic chemicals and materials utilized in silicon and compound semiconductor devices, photovoltaics, optoelectronics, TFT LCDs, LEDs, advanced battery technologies as well as other emerging technologies. He has been involved in developing in-depth models to help clients understand the application and consumption of electronic chemicals and materials. Through his activities, he has a detailed understanding of the electronics industry structure and trends impacting key equipment suppliers, consumables producers and semiconductor fabricators.

Mr. Corbett is an active member of SEMI and IEEE. He was previously the Chairman of SEMI’s Chemicals and Gases Manufacturers Group (CGMG) and remains active in this group. Prior to founding Linx Consulting, he was Director of Electronics at Kline & Company. Before his career in consulting, he worked at BOC in a technology development and commercialization role. Mr. Corbett has authored many recent articles and has presented at numerous industry conferences in Asia, Europe, and the United States.

Mr. Corbett holds a BSEE and an MBA (Finance).