Primary Role
EVP, Operations at Nvidia
Kansas State University

Person Details


Debora Shoquist is executive vice president of operations at NVIDIA. She is responsible for the company’s silicon operations supply chain, which includes manufacturing and test engineering, foundry operations, supply and capacity planning, logistics, supplier management and quality assurance.

Shoquist joined NVIDIA in 2007 as senior vice president of operations and was named to her current role two years later. She has more than 15 years of executive experience in general management, manufacturing and operations, including plant management, engineering, information services, finance and human resources.

Shoquist served from 2004 to 2007 as executive vice president of operations at JDS Uniphase. From 2002 to 2004, she was senior vice president and general manager of the Electro-Optics business at Coherent, a manufacturer of commercial and scientific laser equipment. Previously, she spent 11 years in key executive roles at Quantum, including president of the Personal Computer Hard Disk Drive division, and 10 years at HP in various engineering and manufacturing management roles.

She holds a BS degree in electrical engineering from Kansas State University and a BS degree in biology from Santa Clara University.

Experience (6)

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    Senior Vice President of Operations
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    hodor inc

    Executive Vice President of Operations
    2004 - Jan, 2007
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    Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Electro-Optics Business
    2002 - Jan, 2004
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    General Management, Manufacturing and Operations, Plant Management, Engineering, Information Services, Finance and Human Resources
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    Engineering and Manufacturing Management
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    EVP, Operations

Education (2)