Christopher H. Bajorek
Dr. Christopher H. Bajorek has been a major contributor and a leader in the prototyping, development, manufacturing and application of magnetoresistive recording heads in the data storage industry. At IBM, he was an integral part of the team that pioneered MR heads for consumer-transaction readers, tape drives and disk drives. He also led IBM’s Advanced Packaging Technology Laboratory and Magnetic Recording Institute.
An IEEE Fellow, he has contributed to more than 20 patents and 50 publications in the fields of semiconductors, electronic packaging and data recording. He also has served as director of the International Disk Drive Equipment & Materials Association. Dr. Bajorek is executive vice president of Advanced Technology of Komag, Inc., San Jose, Calif.