James W. Bagley has been Chief Executive Officer of Lam Research Corp. since the merger of Lam and OnTrak Systems Inc. in August 1997 and Chairman since September 1, 1998. From June 1996 to August 1997, Mr. Bagley served as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of OnTrak Systems Inc. From 1987 to July 1996, Mr. Bagley served in various capacities at Applied Materials Inc., a manufacturer of wafer fabrication systems, where he has been employed since 1981, including President from 1987 to 1994 and Chief Operating Officer from 1987 to October 1995, Vice Chairman from January 1994 to May 1996. Mr. Bagley has been a Director of Lam Research Corp., since August 1997. Mr. Bagley also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc., and Extraction Systems Inc. Mr. Bagley served as a Director of Tencor Instruments since June 1993. Mr. Bagley served as a Director of Megatest Corporation since 1986. Mr. Bagley served as a Director of Wind River Systems Inc. since June 2001. Mr. Bagley holds a B.S. and a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Mississippi State University.