Gary Dickerson - HoF

Summary : Gary Dickerson is the man who built KLA-Tencor’s mind-share in the nineties

Gary Dickerson (2006) is the man who built KLA-Tencor’s mind-share in the nineties

  • He then left to go to Varian Semiconductor, which was locked in small company purgatory
    • They had great product and technology, but couldn’t go anywhere because customers were too afraid to take the risk
    • Worse, many customers had been burned by Varian in the eighties
  • Gary’s taking them into a strong leadership position is proof of prowess . . . proof that he wasn’t just lucky at K-T
  • Gary was the soft and gentle side of K-T
    • Look into his eyes and you’ll see a man who’s easy to trust
    • But he never took advantage of it
  • He always makes sure his organization can do what he promises or he doesn’t promise it
  • He is a Zen master of the customer relationship

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