Seasoned Global Executive with more than 30 years of broad management and hands-on experience spanning semiconductor design, software development, operations, sales, marketing, applications, EDA and healthcare IT. Mubarak was VP/GM of the Semiconductor Business Unit followed by VP of Semiconductor Industry Sales and Business Development at ANSYS, the world’s leader in engineering simulation. Before ANSYS, Mubarak was President of TeleResults, a Healthcare IT company focused on transplant and organ disease patient management. In his prior role, Mubarak was Sr. Vice President of Marketing and Engineering at Actel Corporation, a fabless Field Programmable Gate Array leader that was acquired by Microsemi Corporation. Before his 18-year tenure at Actel, Mubarak held various management and engineering roles at AMD and Samsung Semiconductor. Mubarak holds a MSEE degree from Case Western Reserve University and a MBA from Golden Gate University.
Dr. Frederic Nabki directs the technological innovations that SPARK Microsystems is bringing to market. He has 17 years of experience in research and development of RFICs and MEMS. He obtained his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from McGill University in 2010. Dr. Nabki has contributed to setting the direction of the technological roadmap for start-up companies, coordinated the development of advanced technologies and participated in product development efforts. His technical expertise includes analog, RF, and mixed-signal integrated circuits and MEMS sensors and actuators. He has published several scientific publications, and he holds multiple patents on novel devices and technologies touching on microsystems and integrated circuits.
Dr. Dominic Deslandes leads SPARK Microsystems’s long-term technology vision. Dominic has 19 years of experience in the design of RF systems. In the course of his career, he managed several research and development projects in the field of antenna design, RF system integration and interconnections, sensor networks and UWB communication systems. He has collaborated with several companies to develop innovative solutions for microwave sub-systems. Dr. Deslandes holds a doctorate in electrical engineering and a Master of Science in electrical engineering for Ecole Polytechnique of Montreal, where his research focused on high frequency system integration.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Angel investor, entrepreneur, engineer. Partner at Real Ventures and co-founder of Acta Wireless Capital. Mark has over 20 years experience in the wireless industry as a wireless operator and entrepreneur. He was part of the founding management team of four companies, including Invertix, a pioneer in wireless instant messaging and presence, and Telecorp PCS, which was acquired by AT&T Wireless Services. Mark holds MSEE and BSEE degrees from MIT.
Retired CEO of Actel and former senior vice president at AMD. Serves on several public and private companies boards in the United States. Prior to that, Mr. East held various engineering, marketing, and management positions at Raytheon Semiconductor and Fairchild Semiconductor. He has served on the boards of directors of Adaptec and Zehntel, and MCC and Single Chip Systems. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley. Based in San Jose, California.
Dr. Frederic Nabki has 17 years of experience in research and development of RFICs and MEMS. He obtained his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from McGill University in 2010. His technical expertise includes analog, RF, and mixed-signal integrated circuits and MEMS sensors and actuators. He has published several scientific publications, and he holds multiple patents on novel devices and technologies touching on microsystems and integrated circuits.
Seasoned Global Executive with more than 30 years of experience spanning semiconductor design, software, operations, sales, marketing, applications, and EDA. Mubarak was VP/GM of the Semiconductor Business Unit and VP of Semiconductor Industry Sales at ANSYS. He has spent 18 years at Actel where he was Sr. VP of Engineering and Marketing. He held various engineering and management functions at Samsung and AMD earlier in his career.