Chemical & Environmental Program Manager, IBM, New York
David Speed is the chemical and environmental program manager for IBM’s Microelectronics Division, and a Senior Technical Staff Member. He represents IBM on a wide variety of environmental, health, and safety issues. He has led IBM actions to remediate groundwater, eliminate hazardous chemicals, develop and optimize semiconductor and packaging manufacturing processes, provide safe drinking water, and reduce air, water, and waste emissions. He provides process modeling and other technical support across IBM and the industry, and has developed a number of chemical treatment and recycling processes. He has a PhD in Environmental Engineering from UCONN, with BS and MS degrees from URI and RPI.