Falan Yinug is director of industry statistics and economic policy at SIA. Responsible for managing SIA’s statistics and data program, Falan represents SIA in the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) program, which maintains industry-driven monthly sales data for the global industry as well as sales forecasts. His work also entails supporting SIA’s advocacy efforts through economic research and analysis. In pursuit of this goal, he works closely with SIA staff and member companies, federal statistical agencies, domestic and international companies and business associations, international organizations, foreign government officials, and the academic and think tank community.
Falan has prior experience with the high-tech industry, having worked for the U.S. International Trade Commission as its semiconductor and semiconductor manufacturing equipment analyst for 9 years. Falan began his career with the federal government as a Presidential Management Fellow and has worked at the Office of Management and Budget and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. He has a B.A. in history from Carleton College, and a master’s in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School. He lived in Honduras as a Peace Corps volunteer for 2.5 years and speaks Spanish.
Falan enjoys traveling, sports, reading, and music.