Teradyne | Management Team


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Greg Smith is the President and CEO of Teradyne. In February 2023, he became Teradyne’s CEO and joined the board of directors. Since 2020, Greg has been the President of Teradyne’s Industrial Automation Group (now Robotics), growing the revenue 44%. Greg joined Teradyne’s Semiconductor Test Division in 2006 as the Marketing Manager for digital test and held a number of roles, ultimately leading the group as Division President from 2017 to 2020, when revenue grew over 50%. Prior to Teradyne, Greg held engineering, marketing and leadership positions in groups developing test equipment at Raytheon and LTX. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.
Jim Mahon was named Teradyne Chief Human Resources Officer in 2023 and is responsible for Teradyne global HR operations. Jim joined Teradyne in 1980, advancing into progressively senior roles in manufacturing, process engineering, marketing, and customer service. Prior to joining Human Resources, Jim was General Manager of Teradyne’s test service business, spearheading initiatives and innovations that ensure customers get maximum value from their investment in Teradyne test systems. He was named Vice President of Global Services in 2014. Jim is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.
Shannon Gath joined Teradyne as Vice President and Chief Information Officer in 2021. She is responsible for leading the company’s IT organization, including customer-facing digital systems, internal technology, and information security. Shannon has over 25 years of experience assisting public and privately held technology, life sciences and financial services companies grow their businesses. Shannon has been recognized as Boston CIO of the Year by InspireCIO, Top CIO/CTO by Tech Inclusion Council, 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by the National Diversity Council and named A Rising Star by Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tufts University.
Tim Moriarty is the Vice President of Corporate Development at Teradyne. Prior to this role, he served as the President of AutoGuide and was the leader of Teradyne’s Nextest business unit for over 10 years where he led their market share growth in the hyper-competitive memory test equipment market from under 10% to over 40% in 2020. Tim is a proven leader of technology driven organizations serving demanding markets that value equipment performance, reliability, superior economics and great product support.
Sanjay Mehta was appointed Teradyne’s Chief Financial Officer in April 2019 and oversees Teradyne’s finance, information technology, global infrastructure and supply line management functions, including new product introduction and manufacturing operations. Prior to joining Teradyne, Sanjay served in a variety of senior financial management and leadership roles in Qualcomm’s semiconductor group (QCT), including segment Chief Financial Officer from 2010 to 2015 and President of QCT China from 2016 to 2018. He began his career at Price Waterhouse Canada and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1995. Sanjay holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto.
Ryan Driscoll is Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Teradyne with responsibility for the worldwide legal affairs of Teradyne. Ryan was Teradyne’s Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary from 2009 to 2024. He began his career as a corporate associate at Ropes & Gray from 2002 to 2009. Ryan holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Boston College and a J.D. from Boston College Law School.


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Rick Burns joined Teradyne in 2007 and has served in a variety of roles, including Vice President of Semiconductor Test Engineering. He has over 30 years of engineering, engineering management and business leadership experience and holds a BS in Physics from the University of California, Los Angeles and an MSEE from the California State University, Northridge.
John Wood is the President of Teradyne's System Test Group. Prior to this role, he was General Manager of the Defense and Aerospace test business since 2012. John was named a Vice President in 2014. He joined Teradyne in 1977 and has held a variety of roles in process engineering, design engineering and program management. John holds an AS in Electrical Engineering Technology from Northeastern University.
John Lukez serves as President of LitePoint. He has managed marketing and applications teams since joining LitePoint in 2008. Previously John served in marketing and product management roles at Anritsu, Credence Systems, and Form Factor. John’s test experience includes R&D, measurement and characterization, semiconductor high volume manufacturing test, and system level characterization. John holds a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The Ohio State University.


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Ujjwal Kumar is the Group President - Teradyne Robotics. The Teradyne Robotics Group includes Universal Robots (UR) and Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) who build human-scale robotics, designed to work alongside people doing tasks that are dull, dirty, and even dangerous. Ujjwal has a 25-year career spanning multiple industries and major multi-national corporations, including General Motors, General Electric, and Honeywell. He has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business, a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland and Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology.
Jean-Pierre Hathout is the President of Mobile Industrial Robots. Prior to this role, he served as the President of SIT Controls USA, and built a 17-year career at Bosch, including several international management roles. Jean-Pierre has a doctoral degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and brings deep industry expertise and global leadership skills.
Kim Povlsen is the President of Universal Robots, the leading provider of industrial collaborative robots (cobots). He brings global executive leadership from a high-tech and commercial perspective and is leading Universal Robots’ next stage of growth and innovation. Kim has held various executive business and technology leadership roles at Schneider Electric, a global energy management and automation company. Most recently, he served as Vice President, Strategy & Technology, responsible for the technology strategy and execution within a multi-billion dollar global organization. Kim holds a master’s degree in Computer Science & Embedded Engineering from the University of Southern Denmark.