Expert in Semiconductors, Electronics, Manufacturing, and Medical Devices
He has cultivated deep expertise in mapping technology capabilities to a product with a strong customer value proposition while vetting market opportunity.
Expert has also developed and executed successfully against business and operating plans. He has consistently proven and utilized technical leadership to define domestic and international manufacturing supply chains with CMs, meet quality standards, own the entire development lifecycle, and deliver a reliable and scalable product to customers with low COGS and high margins in every business run.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Jose, California - San Francisco, California - Sacramento, California - Oakland, California - Stockton, California - Fremont, California - Modesto, California - Salinas, California - Santa Rosa, California - Hayward, California
|Year: 2004||Degree: Ph.D||Subject: Electrical Engineering||Institution: University of Michigan|
|Year: 2000||Degree: MS||Subject: Electrical Engineering||Institution: University of Michigan|
|Year: 1997||Degree: BS||Subject: Electrical Engineering (with Honors)||Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|Years: 2014 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: CEO||Department: Medical Devices||Responsibilities: Expert's extensive responsibilities with this neurotechnologies company have included manufacturing and distribution, strategy and business development, operational and financial management, governance and legal responsibilities, and marketing. He served as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member.|
|Years: 2013 to 2014||Employer: Pejman Mar Ventures||Title: Entrepreneur in Residence||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert's advising role has included mentoring over a dozen hardware and IoT companies. His governance responsibilities include active membership on 5 Boards of Directors.|
|Years: 2012 to 2013||Employer: E-SENS, INC||Title: Co-Founder; COO; Board Member||Department: Chemical Sensing||Responsibilities: He assumed extensive responsibilities with this chemical sensing instrumentation company with technologies based on a patented silicon platform. These included product definition and manufacturing; strategy, business development, and fundraising; operational and financial management; organizational management; governance and legal responsibilities; and marketing.|
|Years: 2010 to 2012||Employer: Integrated Device Technology, Inc.||Title: General Manager||Department: Silicon Frequency Control Business Unit, Timing and Synchronization Division||Responsibilities: Expert handled general management; manufacturing, reliability and quality control; business development, outbound marketing, and sales; and legal responsibilities.|
|Years: 2004 to 2010||Employer: MOBIUS MICROSYSTEMS, INC||Title: Founder; CTO; Board Member||Department:||Responsibilities: He founded this company specializing in quartz replacement components based on Silicon technology. His responsibilities included technology; manufacturing; strategy, business development and fundraising; product definition and development; organization management; outbound marketing and sales; and governance and legal responsibilities.|
|He is a Board Member for 5 technology companies. He also plays a formal advisory role to several technology companies.|
|Awards / Recognition|
|Innovator of the Year Award, UBM (publisher of EETimes & EDN) ACE Awards, San Jose, CA.
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|He has presented over 35 academic and industrial seminars on research, products, technology and entrepreneurship.
He is an inventor on 28 issued U.S. patents in semiconductors, MEMS and manufacturing technology.
He has published over 25 refereed, conference and invited articles on semiconductors, MEMS and manufacturing technology.