Guy Dubois was born near Paris, France, in 1947. He started his career in 1968 in the semiconductor process and device R&D at Thomson and graduated from the French Engineering school (Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers) in Paris.
In 1978 Guy Dubois joined the manufacturing organization of Thomson Semiconducteurs, moving to Grenoble as Process and Device Engineering Manager. After the merger of Thomson Semiconductors and SGS Microelectronica in 1987, he became a Group QA (Quality Assurance) Manager of the newly formed STMicroelectronics.
In 1990 he was appointed Plant Manager at ST Rennes (France). Four years later, he returned to Grenoble as Operations Manager, where he was responsible for major restructuring activities at the site.
In 1997, Guy Dubois was promoted to Group Vice President with a mission to set up ST's Wafer Foundry Organization, managing the Company's worldwide foundry requirements. In 2005, he was put in charge of Strategic Projects at ST's Front-End Technology and Manufacturing organization.
From January 2007 to March 2008, Guy Dubois served as Office Director at the MEDEA+ cluster of EUREKA, a pan-European network for market-oriented, industrial R&D. In this position, he played an important role in setting up CATRENE (Cluster for Application and Technology Research in Europe on NanoElectronics) and launching the ENIAC Joint Technology Initiative. He was also appointed a member of the European Strategic Research Agenda working group.
In April 2008 he returned to STMicroelectronics as Technology R&D Group Vice President, Alliances and Technologies Intelligence and IP & Licensing Group Vice President, Special Advisor Technology Development, covering R&D on disruptive technologies (organic electronic, new devices structures,...) , R&D cooperation's and strategic studies about IP
Guy Dubois holds several patents, the most significant of which is the VIAS patent, used in all semiconductor processes for manufacturing of devices with the critical dimension of 0.5 micron and below.
In June 2009 Guy Dubois launched the consulting company GDCL MANAGEMENT where he supports, among others, several Semiconductors companies and Equipment companies. Guy is also a technical/economical expert for the European Community and for the French support to SME organization named OSEO.
He is co-chairman of the of the Semiconductor Technology Programs Committee (STC) of SEMI Europa and one of the writers of European Commission study SMART 2010/0062 aiming to analyze: "Benefits and Measures to Set up 450mm Semiconductor Prototyping and to Keep Semiconductor Manufacturing in Europe - The role of Public Authorities and Programmes".