Jay Heinecke is vice president of business development for TAEC’s Discrete Business Unit, with sales and marketing responsibilities for TAEC's North American Discrete and Advanced Material product lines. The semiconductor products Mr. Heinecke oversees include: power semiconductors, optoelectronics, microwave, RF, logic, and small signal devices. His other responsibilities include sales and marketing functions for TAEC’s advanced materials, (amorphous cores, ball and roller blanks, scintillators, substrates), thermal print heads and power magnetron product groups. Mr. Heinecke joined TAEC in 1988, and has held various sales, marketing, operational, and product management positions during that time, leading up to his current position. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in from the University of Wisconsin, and an MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School, in Lake Forest, Illinois.