TECHCET Welcomes Mike Walden as New Senior Director

San Diego, CA, February 20, 2024:  TECHCET — the advisory firm providing materials market & supply chain information for the semiconductor industry — is excited to announce Mike (Michel) Walden as the new Senior Director of Market Research and Analytics for TECHCET. With an extensive career in the semiconductor industry, Walden brings a wealth of experience to TECHCET’s market research team. Walden has leadership experience in supply chain management, marketing, business strategy, and market intelligence from companies such as IBM, SUMCO, Okmetic, Zing Semiconductor, and SunEdison. He is an expert in modeling industry trends and forecasting semiconductor key indicators.

Mike Walden, new Sr. Director at TECHCET

By 2029, the market is set to eclipse the US$900 billion point, but the elusive US$1 trillion echelon is not predicted by TECHCET to be reached until 2031 or 2032.
Walden will lead market research and data analytics, continuing TECHCET’s mission to provide dynamic, on-target, high-quality analysis on the semiconductor materials supply chains. He will also be the primary analyst for the Silicon Wafers and Sputtering Targets materials.

To meet Mike and discuss his insights on the semiconductor materials supply chains, make sure to attend the 2024 CMC Conference in Chandler, AZ on April 10-11. For more info and to register, visit

ABOUT TECHCET: TECHCET CA LLC is an advisory services firm expert in market and supply-chain analysis of electronic materials for the semiconductor, display, solar/PV, and LED industries. TECHCET offers consulting, subscription service, and reports, including the Critical Materials Council (CMC) of semiconductor fabricators and Data Subscription Service (DSS). For additional information, please email us here, call +1-480-332-8336, or go to