Manufacturing

Brian Sapp

CEO, BRIDG, Kissimmee

BRIDG is a non-profit, public-private partnership providing semiconductor research and development and manufacturing capabilities to industry, government and academia. The organization has a state-of-the-art microelectronics fabrication facility at its NeoCity facility. BRIDG promotes high-tech job creation, economic growth and economic security. Sapp, who started his career as a process integration engineer at IBM’s Semiconductor Research and Development Center in Hopewell Junction, N.Y., has been CEO since 2020.

EDUCATION University of Florida (studied electrical and computer engineering)
SOMETHING SURPRISING I am a fourth-generation Floridian, and aside from work, I consider myself a coffee nerd. I enjoy the science behind coffee, from the selection of the beans to the way it is ground and brewed.

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