Omar has over 17 years of experience developing and marketing software products and technology consulting services, serving both niche and general markets. As CEO, he leads yieldWerx’s growth into new markets, build new relationships, and execute new business development initiatives. He has an MBA from INSEAD France and BSc Finance from Georgetown University in Washington DC.
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.
VP Sales and Business Development
Jeff has over 35 years of executive management, marketing and engineering experience in technology industries. As CEO of Syntricity, Jeff led one of the first SaaS companies for the semiconductor industry. Jeff served as VP Marketing, VP of Business Development, and General Manager of Brooktree. At Rockwell International, he was a Division Director. Jeff started his career at Texas Instruments and earned a BSEE from Stony Brook University and an Executive MBA from the University of California at San Diego.
Head of Global Sales
Paul has 20+ years of experience in semiconductor manufacturing, big data analytics, sales, marketing, and technology development. Most recently, he served as Director of Big Data Marketing at Teradata, and VP of Strategic Marketing and Sales at Syntricity. Paul has held engineering and technology director roles at Unisys Corporation, Brooktree, and Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation. Paul holds a BS degree in Engineering Physics from the University of California at San Diego.
Professional Staff – Product Development and YMS
Allan has over 25 years of experience in semiconductor IC design, technology development, manufacturing, product testing, and software development. As director of yield management solutions in the Yield Management Consulting Division at KLA-Tencor, Allan developed comprehensive statistical yield analysis and data mining technology while providing professional cost reduction and yield management consulting services to world’s leading integrated device manufacturers and foundries such as Intel, Philips, Samsung, ST Microelectronics, Sony, Texas Instruments, Toshiba, TSMC, and UMC. Allan earned a BSEE from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and a MSEE from San Jose State University.