Olivia Koentjoro

Olivia Koentjoro

Director of Intellectual Property Analytics Center of Excellence, Global Law Department, Applied Materials

Olivia Koentjoro is the Director of Intellectual Property Analytics Center of Excellence for the Global Law Department at Applied Materials. She is responsible for leveraging advanced Intellectual Property analytics to drive scalable analysis for Applied enabling data-driven integrated business strategies and decision making.
Prior to Applied Materials, Dr. Koentjoro was a Patent Examiner at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) and the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), responsible for assessing the patentability of patent applications. She also held quality management and training leadership positions at IPOS.
Dr. Koentjoro received a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Durham (UK) and a Masters in Project Management from the University of Adelaide (Australia). Dr. Koentjoro is Executive Sponsor for the Women’s  Professional Development Network at Applied Materials South East Asia, Chairperson of the Singapore Royal Society of Chemistry chapter and Careers and Industry Mentor for the University of Adelaide and the University of Durham.

Speaking Topic: Embracing Diversity – A Pitch for Inclusion

The business case for diversity in the workplace has been made and diverse companies have been shown to outperform their peers. Nevertheless, the semiconductor industry remains a male-dominated one and a paradigm shift in corporate culture is needed to create and foster gender inclusive cultures. Discover how we, at Applied Materials, are creating a culture of inclusion and equality as a multiplier for innovation and growth.