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At Lam Research, we create equipment that drives technological advancements in the semiconductor industry. Our innovative solutions enable chipmakers to power progress in nearly all aspects of modern life, and it takes each member of our team to make it possible.

Across our organization, our employees come to work and change the world. We take on the toughest challenges with precision and accuracy. We push for the next big semiconductor breakthrough. We lead the way in one of the most critical and fast-moving industries on the planet. And we do it together, with deep connections and limitless collaboration.

The impact we have on the world is made possible by focusing on our people. So we recognize and celebrate our teams’ achievements. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse culture where everyone’s contribution and voice has value. We evaluate and evolve our offerings, so our people receive the support and empowerment to do meaningful things for their lives, careers, and communities.

Because at Lam, we believe that when people are the priority and they’re inspired to unleash the power of innovation for a better world together, anything is possible.

Senior Manager AI Strategy and Governance Lead

Date:  Jun 20, 2024

Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID:  183046
Worker Category:  Virtual Flex

The Group You’ll Be A Part Of


The Global Information Systems Group is dedicated to the success of Lam through providing best-in-class and innovative information system solutions and services. Together, we support users globally with data, information, and systems to achieve their business objectives. 


The Impact You’ll Make

GIS Data Science (DS) Hub team is leading the efforts to deliver AI/GenAI enabled solutions to support business challenges and address opportunities. There is a significant increase in AI-enabled enabled high business value use cases across the enterprise. Staffing key roles in DS Hub will not only accelerate the implementation of innovative solutions but also develop & integrate responsible AI practices in our solutions, build employee trust leading to wider AI adoption across enterprise.

The AI Strategy and Governance Lead will be a key member of the DS Hub team leading and driving the change management around "Use of AI" across Lam. This role will be critical to drive AI change management, lead in operationalizing the corporate AI strategy by partnering with HR, Legal, Ethics and IP teams and support developing an AI ready workforce.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead and drive the change management around the use of AI across the organization.
  • Operationalize the corporate AI strategy by partnering with HR, Legal, Ethics, IP and other key stakeholders.
  • Develop and implement AI governance frameworks and policies.
  • Develop mechanism to ensure compliance with ethical and legal standards in AI implementation.
  • Support and drive the development of an AI-ready workforce.
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance and impact of enterprise AI initiatives.
  • Develop strategies to Educate and train employees on AI concepts, best practices, and ethical considerations.
  • Foster a culture of responsible and ethical AI use within the organization.

Who We’re Looking For

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, Information Systems, Data Analytics or a related field 
  • Overall 15+ years of experience with a minimum of 7 years’ experience in AI/Analytics/Data 
  • At least 3 years’ experience in leading and implementing AI Strategy and Governance in a global company. 
  • Hands-on experience and/or deep interest in AI capabilities, including the emerging field of GenAI. 
  • Experience in strategic program management and driving effective organizational change management around AI.  
  • Ability to think strategically and drive and scale programs that advance impact to the organization. 
  • A proven track record of being able to engage and influence stakeholders, both within and outside Lam 
  • Ability to navigate under ambiguity in a matrix organization. 
  • Effective team player with ability to promote cooperation and solve problems in a timely, creative, and professional manner. 

Our Commitment


We believe it is important for every person to feel valued, included, and empowered to achieve their full potential. By bringing unique individuals and viewpoints together, we achieve extraordinary results.

Lam Research ("Lam" or the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer. Lam is committed to and reaffirms support of equal opportunity in employment and non-discrimination in employment policies, practices and procedures on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, or military and veteran status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. It is the Company's intention to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees.

Lam offers a variety of work location models based on the needs of each role. Our hybrid roles combine the benefits of on-site collaboration with colleagues and the flexibility to work remotely and fall into two categories – On-site Flex and Virtual Flex. ‘On-site Flex’ you’ll work 3+ days per week on-site at a Lam or customer/supplier location, with the opportunity to work remotely for the balance of the week. ‘Virtual Flex’ you’ll work 1-2 days per week on-site at a Lam or customer/supplier location, and remotely the rest of the time.

Our Perks and Benefits

At Lam, our people make amazing things possible. That’s why we invest in you throughout the phases of your life with a comprehensive set of outstanding benefits. Discover more at


CA San Francisco Bay Area Salary Range for this position: $156,000.00 -  $335,000.00

The above salary range for this position is relevant to applicants that reside or work onsite in the California, San Francisco Bay Area only. Salary offers will depend on factors that include the location you work from, your level, education, training, specific skills, years of experience and comparison to other employees already in this role. Actual salary may vary from salary offered due to numerous factors including but not limited to unpaid time off, unpaid leave, company mandated shutdown, and other relevant factors.

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