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Picarro Adds Energy and Semiconductor Experts to Executive Staff

New team members will assist in transition to a software-enabled data analytics company

Santa Clara, CA – February 18, 2021Picarro Inc., a leading provider of trace gas analyzers for a variety of air and emissions monitoring applications, today announced two new members of its executive staff. Vince Gaeto has joined as Vice President of Sales and Marketing of the Natural Gas division and Kevin Liu has joined as Vice President of Sales and Marketing of the Semiconductor division. With these experts on board, Picarro is well-positioned to accelerate its transition to a software-enabled data analytics company.

“Picarro provides highly precise instruments that measure gas concentration measurements down to a super low parts-per-billion level. Now we’re working to enable our users to efficiently and intelligently interpret the data our analyzers produce, and that means growing our software capabilities,” said Alex Balkanski, President and CEO of Picarro. “With the addition of these seasoned professionals to our executive team, we can now focus on this next evolution of our business.”  

Vince Gaeto, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Natural Gas
Vince is an Energy Industry executive with over 24 years of experience. The first 17 years of his career were spent working for Peoples Gas in Chicago where he directed all distribution and transmission gas operations for the South Region of Metro-Chicago. Following the San Bruno pipeline explosion in California, Vince joined PG&E where he oversaw all gas engineering and project management. Vince holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Kevin Liu, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Semiconductor
Kevin has 25 years of experience in business management, marketing, product development and engineering in semiconductor and photovoltaic industries. Previously, Kevin was Vice President of Marketing and Business Development in ASML's e-beam division where he was responsible for driving revenue growth and new market penetration. Kevin received his PhD in Aeronautics and Astronautics and later his master's degree in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University.

About Picarro
Picarro is a leading provider of solutions to measure greenhouse gas (GHG) concentrations, trace gases and stable isotopes across many scientific and industrial applications. Our portfolio of gas analyzers and systems enables scientists around the world to measure GHGs, trace gases and stable isotopes found in the air we breathe, water we drink and land we harvest. Picarro’s industrial solutions range from advanced natural gas leak detection and emissions quantification technology for utilities companies, to trace gas analysis for semiconductor AMC monitoring, and isolator applications for pharmaceutical manufacturing. Our patented Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy (CRDS) is at the heart of all Picarro instruments, enabling the detection of target molecules at parts per billion or better resolution. For more information on Picarro’s portfolio of solutions, visit www.picarro.com.

Contacts:
Siiri Hage
Director of Marketing Communications
Picarro, Inc.
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