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Olivia Koentjoro is the Head of Intellectual Property Analytics Center of Excellence for the Global Law Department at Applied Materials. She is responsible for leveraging advanced intellectual property analytics to drive scalable analysis for Applied, enabling data-driven integrated business strategies and decision making.
“I constantly strive to break STEM gender stereotypes and firmly believe that welcoming diversity in all its forms will make the world a gender-equal place,” shares Olivia.
With a PhD in chemistry and a passion in promoting STEM and championing women, Olivia is the Executive Sponsor for the Women’s Professional Development Network at Applied Materials South East Asia, the Chairperson of the Royal Society of Chemistry Singapore Chapter and Careers and Industry Mentor for the University of Adelaide (Aus) and the University of Durham (UK).
Fun Fact: Olivia loves the application of chemistry in food and one of her life goals is to visit the Fat Duck (UK) to experience their multi-sensory molecular gastronomy menu