Brian Shirley is senior vice president of DRAM and emerging memory engineering at Micron Technology. He is responsible for managing Micron’s DRAM and emerging memory product development, design and engineering teams. Mr. Shirley was appointed to his current position in June 2017.
Mr. Shirley joined Micron in 1988 as a member of the DRAM product engineering team and has subsequently held positions of increasing responsibility, including leading several DRAM designs and, starting in 1997, managing the DRAM Design group. In 2006, he was appointed as vice president of memory and ran multiple business units as general manager until assuming his current position in 2017.
Mr. Shirley earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, where he graduated with distinction, and he holds 78 U.S. patents in the field of DRAM design and fabrication.