Management Team

  • Omar Malik


    As Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Omar helps manage growth at yieldWerx Semiconductor. His responsibilities range from setting overall corporate strategy, execution of growth initiatives, to sales and new business development. Omar’s responsibilities include setting long-term goals, working with the yieldWerx team to define business goals and the execution and monitoring of such goals.

  • Aftkhar Aslam


    Aftkhar joined yieldWerx as Chief Technology Officer in 2009. He has over 21 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, especially in the test and yield enhancement areas. Aftkhar played an instrumental role as an IT Director at Texas Instruments and participated in creating joint venture semiconductor and test/assembly houses to expand Texas Instruments manufacturing/final assembly/test capacity.

  • Usman Hamid


    As Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of yieldWerx Semiconductor, Usman is responsible for the technical architecture and user experiences related to yieldWerx. He works closely with technical leaders across the company to align product modules with the overall yieldWerx product and services strategy, and product architecture, and drives the technical and design agenda to deliver solutions for improving yield.

  • Jeff Teza

    VP Sales and Business Development

    Jeff has over 35 years of executive management, marketing and engineering experience in technology industries. He has been directly involved in 8 startup ventures and served on 4 boards. As the former CEO of Syntricity he raised over $22M in venture capital, grew the company from the starting team, and created one of the first SaaS companies for the semiconductor industry. As co-founder of Brooktree his roles included VP Marketing, VP GM and VP of Business Development. At Rockwell International he was a Division Director. He started his career with Texas Instruments designing microprocessors. His experience includes IPOs, Mergers, Acquisitions, Industry Consulting and precedent-setting IP litigation. Jeff stays technically current through executive consulting projects and private capital management. Jeff earned a BSEE from Stony Brook University and an Executive MBA from the University of California at San Diego.

  • Jami Wong

    VP Marketing

    Jami brings more than 15 years of global marketing management experience to her role, as well as an MBA in International Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management. Her marketing experience covers semiconductor, software, consumer electronics, digital media, and factory automation industries.