Faran is Vice President of Strategic Development at Lam, and global head of Lam Capital. She joined Lam Research after two decades in the Semiconductor industry, which included multiple startups. Faran has developed several commercially successful products and has a track record of developing business opportunities at both startups and large companies. Faran has been an invited speaker and panelist and has served on several technical committees. She has authored more than 60 peer reviewed papers and has been granted 26 patents. Faran earned a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from University of Colorado in Boulder and M.S. in Management from Graduate School of Business at Stanford. Faran was named to Global Corp Venturing Powerlist 100, a list of the top 100 corporate venture leaders globally, in 2019, 2020 and 2021.