领导团队

Alex Balkanski

总裁兼首席执行官

Alex Balkanski 是一位卓越的长期行业领导者,在提高收入和利润方面有着丰富的经验,同时也获得了客户满意度的认可。在加入 Picarro 担任总裁兼首席执行官之前,Alex 是 Benchmark 的管理合伙人,并担任 Picarro 董事会成员。Alex 曾经领导 C-Cube 和 DiviCom,这两家公司推动了 MPEG 标准在消费电子和广播领域占据主导地位。 Alex 于 1988 年创立了 C-Cube。1994 年,他将公司成功上市,并于 1998 年策划了 C-Cube 对 DiviCom 的收购。此前,他是 Ambarella(AMBA),Decru(被 Network Appliance 收购),Entrisphere(被爱立信收购)和 Infinera(INFN)的董事会成员。Alex 在哈佛大学取得博士和硕士学位,本科就读于哈佛学院。

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Andre Bals

欧洲、中东、非洲销售副总裁

Andre 负责欧洲、中东和非洲区域的科学仪器、能源和半导体业务的销售和业务开发。在加入 Picarro 之前,Andre 曾在日内瓦的 Arthur Anderson Consulting 工作。他后来成立了 Omnisens,一家从事大型能源基础设施资产完整性管理的技术初创公司,包括下游管道泄漏检测、离岸管缆和电力电缆监控。他帮助开发了一种监测环境和半导体分子污染的痕量气体分析技术。Andre 曾在 Picarro 担任多个高管职位,具有企业战略、销售、营销、运营和财务方面的经验。Andre 拥有洛桑联邦理工学院和加利福尼亚大学洛杉矶分校的材料和工程硕士学位。

Betsy Kais

首席财务官

Betsy 在科技公司财务管理和会计业务方面拥有超过 25 年的经验。在加入 Picarro 之前,她曾担任Talari Networks 的财务副总裁,该公司是广域软件定义网络(SD-WAN)的私营制作商。她的职业生涯始于 Price Waterhouse 的审计实践,随后在惠普的打印机和个人电脑业务部门担任财务管理职位。她作为独立顾问达十年时间,为技术客户提供广泛的财务和会计服务,包括风险投资公司和上市公司。Betsy 在加州理工州立大学圣路易斯奥比斯波分校主修会计并获得工商管理专业学士学位。

Dan Martinson

运营副总裁

Dan 负责管理 Picarro 的运营团队。他在 KLA-Tencor、Packeteer、LumaSense 以及各种行业的各种小资本设备公司拥有超过 20 年的经验。Dan 曾在工程、供应链、服务和领导运营部门担任过职务。Dan 在圣路易斯奥比斯波的加州理工州立大学机械工程学院获得学士学位。

Jeff Braggin

首席质量官

Jeff 为全球技术型企业带来了先进质量管理系统的丰富经验。他的知识包括特种化学品制造、电子、半导体晶圆制造设备、光子学和激光、电信/数据传输以及替代性发电。他是 Malcolm Baldrige 国家质量奖审查委员会的三届成员,期间获得美国商务部颁发的嘉许证书“作为 1996 年、1997 年、1998 年 Malcolm Baldrige 国家质量奖审查委员会成员为国家提供了杰出服务。” Jeff 拥有利哈伊大学化学工程学士学位,同时他还是斯坦福大学商学院和哥伦比亚大学商学院的执行管理课程的毕业生。

Joel

Joel Avrunin

Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Marketing, Science

Joel leads the worldwide instrumentation sales and marketing team, bringing a twenty year background in metrology, commercial leadership, and team building to Picarro. He loves working with his customers, and seeing the amazing science they are able to discover with Picarro instrumentation. Joel's experience includes over a decade in sales and management at Danaher/Fortive (through Tektronix subsidiary). He has a strong technical background, and before his commercial roles he worked as an analog/RF design engineer.  When not working, he enjoys running and hiking, and is always looking for new running routes when he’s traveling. Joel earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University and his MBA in Organizational Leadership from Towson University. 

Kevin

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 a VP of marketing and business development in ASML's e-beam division responsible for driving revenue growth and new market penetration. Kevin received his Ph.D. degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics and later his master's degree in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford.

Vince

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 Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Kellogg School of Management - Northwestern University.

Yonggang He

系统与硬件工程副总裁

Yongang 领导产品开发团队,以及系统和硬件工程团队。他与 Pic​​arro 的业务部门密切合作,定义技术战略,研发优先事项并执行产品开发路线图。在加入 Picarro 之前,Yonggang 在 NewFocus、Oclaro 和 LGR 担任过各种高级工程师职位。Yonggang 获得了南京大学物理化学学士学位和硕士学位,以及俄勒冈州立大学的光谱学博士学位。同时他是加州理工学院的博士后学者。

Yousef Yacoub

Yousef Yacoub

Vice President, Software Engineering

As VP of Software Engineering, Yousef is responsible for Picarro’s overall software architecture, including our core technology, web services, and data analytics. Mr. Yacoub is a veteran of Silicon Valley's software industry and has held leadership roles at Symantec, Deutsche Bank, Dell, Sun Microsystems, and Apple. He is particularly effective in leading global organizations to drive innovation, process improvements, and organizational transformation. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from Louisiana Tech University and was part of the Sun Microsystems Leadership Institute. He holds several U.S. patents. Yousef lives in the bay area and is married with four children.