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Adrienne Downey

Principal Analyst
Semiconductor Manufacturing, Sensors and MEMS

As Director of Technology Research for Semico Research, Adrienne is responsible for covering a variety of topics, including NFC, smartphones, and 3D printing. She maintains a sensor and MEMS manufacturer database organized by type and target market, and recently wrote about the growing biometrics market. Adrienne works with the manufacturing team, maintaining the fab database, capital spending and R&D spending for the semiconductor industry.  Adrienne also participates in our numerous custom research projects, supplying forward-looking information into disruptive and innovative technologies. 

Adrienne brings over twenty years' experience in the market analysis industry, covering a variety of disciplines. At Semico Research, her past focus has been on NAND and NOR Flash, SRAM, cell phones, DVD, DTV, PDAs, custom research and semiconductor industry market shares. Adrienne holds an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin, and a BA in French from Berea College.

Adrienne has either been quoted in or has authored the following articles in the press:

Recent Earthquakes Highlight Risk To Semiconductor Manufacturing Sites

Slow And Cautious Start To 2019 For Memory Manufacturers

Big Push For 3D Sensing With IPhone X

Semiconductor CapEx To Increase 4.3% In 2017

Watch Out: Reality Is Set To Explode

Smartphone Security: For Your Eyes Only

3D Printing: What Does It Mean For The Semiconductor Industry?

Capex Growing To A Record High In 2015

3D Printing: Can You Imagine The Possibilities?

3D Printing Revolution Ahead

2014 CapEx: Memory Is Leading The Way

450mm Is On Its Way!

Fabs At Risk

Analog In The 300mm Era

36% Of Semiconductor Fabs At Risk From “Ring Of Fire”

A Change In Capex For 2011?


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