Clayton Patch

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Clayton Patch, Vice President - Manufacturing
Mr. Patch is Vice President of Manufacturing at QuantumScape. He started his career at Micron Technology in Boise, Idaho in 2001 as a shift Equipment Engineer. In 2006, he transferred to Intel-Micron Flash Technologies (IM Flash) in Utah to be part of the 300m start-up team as the Diffusion Section Manager. While at IM Flash, Mr. Patch spent time as the Diffusion Section Manager, Photo Section Manager, Process Engineering Director, and Fab Manufacturing Senior Director. During this time he implemented many of the Manufacturing BKM’s that are used by both Intel and Micron technology today. Mr. Patch also played a pivotal role in the ramp up and formation of the R&D Lehi Technology Center (LTC). After the IM Flash ownership transferred back to Micron Technology in 2019, the LTC formed by Mr. Patch became the Advanced Development and Technology team (ADT). The ADT organization under his leadership developed and advanced emerging memory solutions for Micron’s X100 SSD product. Mr. Patch has a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration, both from Brigham Young University.