About the Principals
John H. Moon
President & CEO
In his role as President & CEO since 2009, Mr. Moon has provided marketing, operational and strategic initiatives that have led to MCT Worldwide LLC’s re-emergence as a leader in strip handling processes for the global semiconductor industry.
John has used his extensive and varied perspective as a former venture capitalist, tech executive and electrical engineer to successfully help MCT become the dominant player in strip testing with a market share in excess of 70%.
Prior to assuming his leadership role at MCT, Mr. Moon has worked for a variety of investment and technology focused industries for more than 25 years. He has served in senior management positions at several venture and private equity investment firms both in the U.S. and Asia, as well as held leadership roles in technology focused companies in the communications, electronics and IT industries.
Mr. Moon is a graduate of the Carnegie Mellon University with a Masters in Electrical Engineering and the Darden Executive Education TEP90 Program at the University of Virginia.
Listen to John Moon discuss how companies can maintain their creative and technology edges in a radio podcast.
Jan Allen Klein
Chief Financial Officer
Jan Klein is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of MCT Worldwide. Prior to his appointment as CFO, Mr. Klein was an Industry Professor of Finance at Stevens Institute of Technology for the past eight years and was the Senior Managing Director of THP, LLC that provided consulting services to MCT. In his consulting capacity, Jan has helped many early stage development companies secure financing and create strategic relationships.
Mr. Klein has over 25 years of experience in the field of finance and corporate development with Morgan Stanley Dean Witter as an equity analyst and with AT&T where he had a number of senior positions in marketing, sales and strategy, including the leading financial role in the McCaw acquisition. In addition to his corporate experience he has applied his expertise in valuation, financial management, and business planning in evaluating, structuring, and operating companies in various industries, including technology, telecommunications, and new media. He held similar financial and operating roles at Kirusa, Unomobi, Magnolia Broadband, and was instrumental in the growth of these companies.
Jan received his BS in Aerospace Engineering from Penn State and MBA (Finance) from George Washington University. Mr. Klein is a CPA (inactive in NJ) and held Series 7/63 certifications.
Douglas K. Park
Chief Operating Officer
Douglas Park is the COO of MCT Worldwide. Prior to his appointment as COO, Mr. Park served as the Managing Director of MCT’s Penang Operations over the last three years, overseeing its day to day operations. He was responsible for analyzing and improving all aspects of the undertaking with the emphasis on efficiency and optimal utilization of its resources, including customer/vendor relationships.
With more than 25 years of experience in the business world, he applied his expertise in evaluating and operating companies in various industries, including technology, healthcare, and consumer products and services. He held similar operating and management roles at numerous young and established companies, and was instrumental in the growth of these companies.
Previously, he held various senior positions for large financial institutions, including Citicorp and Ameritech Pension Trust. More recently, following his involvement in several dotcom start-ups, he was active in privately directing and operating promising new companies.
Douglas received his BA and MBA (Finance) degrees from Columbia University.
Richard S. Sidell, Sc.D.
Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Sidell has served as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of MCT since 1998 and has been the company’s leading architect in facilitating MCT’s rise as the industry’s pacesetter in Strip Testing Technology. Dr. Sidell, a Doctoral Graduate and faculty member at MIT is well known in the semiconductor manufacturing industry for his innovative development of test handling and laser marking technology that today is used in thousands of machines purchased by a global Who’s Who of chip makers.
Prior to working with MCT, Dr. Sidell notably worked for the Aseco Corporation and Electric Scientific Industries where he served in various senior research and development positions that involved laser memory repair systems for DRAM sector of the semiconductor industry, laser marking and strip test handers used in Semiconductor Test and Assembly operation.
Dr. Sidell received his Doctor of Science Degree (Sc.D.) from the Department of Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1972. He served on the faculty of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at MIT for several years, teaching courses in System Dynamics and Control, Optimal Control Theory and Computer Aided Experimentation before leaving the educational sector to engage in a series of industrial positions, all of which involved the use of integrated computers to control industrial processes or machines.
Listen to Dr. Sidell discuss industry trends in a radio podcast.
Kenneth A. Ramsey
EVP Sales and Business Development
Ken Ramsey is the Executive VP of Sales and Business Development for MCT Worldwide, LLC.
He has been instrumental in overseeing the company’s world-wide sales force and directing its global marketing initiatives that have enabled MCT to become the leading global player in the “Strip Testing Market”, enabling it to hold a greater than 70% share of that growing industry.
Ken initially served MCT Inc. as its Director of Sales for Asia and was involved in introducing the company’s first Strip Test handlers to the market. His mechanical engineering background and experience working as a VP of Sales in Asia for two well-known industry players like Amkor Technology and NEXX Systems, have given Ken a valuable perspective that has created market success for MCT and its expanding global client base.
In addition to working for Amkor Technology and NEXX Systems, Ken has also held executive positions with Concurrent Computer Corporation and RVSI.
Ken holds a BSME from Wichita State University and an MSME from the University of Michigan. Ken and his family reside in Pleasanton, California.
Jeffrey S. Morphy
Senior Vice President of Engineering and FAE Operations
Jeffrey Morphy is the Senior VP of Engineering and FAE Operations of MCT Worldwide. Prior to his appointment as SVP, Mr. Morphy served as the Vice President of Global Operations and Engineering for MCT since 2007 and he joined the company in 1996. Jeff brings over 17 years of experience in strip, film frame, pick and place, and gravity test handling in Semiconductor “Back-End” Test.
Jeff has been instrumental in bringing multiple generations of MCT equipment to our customer base. From 1996 to 2007, Mr. Morphy held several key managerial positions in Manufacturing, Product Development, Field Applications Engineering, and Customer Service.
Prior to joining MCT, Jeff was a leader in the US Army for 10 years, supervising the automated test and manual repair of complex printed circuit board electronics for the Apache helicopter, various missile systems, and cryptographic equipment by utilizing Automated Test Equipment (ATE).
Jeff’s education is well rounded with military technical and leadership courses as well as Associate of Applied Science in Electronics studies at Cochise College in Arizona.