Chemicals/Specialty Materials • Semiconductors • Telecommunications • Electronics/Instrumentation
David Cruikshank is a Vice President with ARCH, joining the company as an Associate in August 2007. Mr. Cruikshank focuses on semiconductors, advanced materials, consumer electronics, and communications technologies. He has been instrumental leading the due diligence on ARCH investments such as 908 Devices, PixelEXX Systems, Boreal Genomics, and Ciespace, and has provided operating assistance with these companies and assisted as a board observer as well. He also oversees the ARCH internship program with the University of Chicago. Mr. Cruikshank was formerly with Toshiba America Electronic Components as an engineer and manager in Business Development and was responsible for North American audio, video, and automotive semiconductor product lines with annual sales of $50 million. Prior to that, he was with Conexant Systems (originally Rockwell Semiconductor) as an Industrial Engineer.
Mr. Cruikshank holds an M.B.A. with Honors from the University of Chicago, an M.S. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from University of California, Berkeley, and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.