OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
Chief Executive Officer
Eric is the Chief Executive Officer of IMT.
He is a 20+ year veteran of the technology venture industry. Before joining IMT in late 2018, he was an M&A executive with ESW Capital and served as VP of Marketing & Product Strategy for its Aurea subsidiary. Prior to that he was CEO of ClickNotices (where he remains a Board Director). Previously he spent 7 years at Tessera Technologies where he served as VP Corporate Development as well as VP Product Marketing and VP Business Development of its mobile imaging business, Digital Optics. He was also with Scale Venture Partners for 7 years, where he was a Partner leading venture capital investments in the semiconductor industry. He started his career as a strategy consultant with Mercer Management Consulting (now Oliver Wyman).
He has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and MBA from Haas School of Business at UC, Berkeley.
Chief Financial Officer
Jim is the Chief Financial Officer of IMT and leads all accounting and finance related activities.
He has over 20 years of experience in finance, accounting, investment banking, private equity and Fortune 50 corporate strategy/M&A and has been the investor, advisor or strategic acquirer in more than 40 closed transactions. In particular, he has been instrumental in helping growth companies develop their strategies and scale their businesses.
He has worked at Fortune 50 companies such as The Home Depot and also managed two tech focused private equity funds with Ken Langone at Invemed. Earlier in his career, he worked as an investment banker at Credit Suisse First Boston and at Arthur Andersen where he earned his CPA.
Jim graduated with Honors from the Haas School of Business Undergraduate Program (UC Berkeley).
Dr. Chris Gudeman
Chief Technology Officer
Chris is the Chief Technology Office of IMT and oversees the development and transition to production of its diverse MEMS programs.
He has 50+ patents and over 30 years of high technology experience in various disciplines, including MEMS and tribology, and various management positions. Before joining IMT in 2005, Chris was at Kovio, a start-up working to create circuits using printing techniques, such as laser printing and ink jet printing. Previous experience includes Silicon Light Machines, as the manager of the technology department, Censtor, and IBM.
He has a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a post-doctoral position at UC-Berkeley. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Physics with a minor in Mathematics from Augustana College.
Vice President, Engineering
Brian is the Vice President of Engineering at IMT and leads our development team.
He has experience developing technologies for wide range of applications. Before joining IMT in 2018, he was at Freedom Photonics where he worked to improve process and performance of photonic devices, including lasers, photonic integrated circuits, and high speed photodiodes. At Intel before that, he was an integral member of the eNVM MRAM development team, a technology for which he holds 8 patents. He also worked on a transistor technology node from early development through product launch.
He has a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of California at San Diego.
Vice President, Worldwide Sales
Hamid is the Vice President of Worldwide Sales at IMT.
Hamid is a 20 year semiconductor and MEMS industry sales executive with a deep knowledge of the industry, its markets, and technologies. At STMicroelectronics as VP of Sales, he grew their MEMS business substantially leading sales for one of the MEMS industry’s first high volume products. Subsequently, as VP of Sales at InvenSense, he helped scale their MEMS business in North America and Europe. He most recently served as VP of Sales and Applications for MegaChips Technology America. He began his career as an application engineer at Phillips Semiconductor.
Hamid has a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from San Jose State University.
Vice President of Marketing
Steve is the Vice President of Marketing at IMT with a specific focus on transforming all things digital.
He brings over 20 years of global experience in marketing, sales and communications in such diverse industries as luxury automotive, fashion, medical device, pharma, skin care, electronics and aerospace in the U.S., Asia (Japan), and Europe. He’s had the pleasure of working with such prestigious brands as Maserati, Audi, Ducati, Pirelli, Apple, Hermes, Chanel, Shiseido, Medtronic, Allergan, The Ritz Carlton and the Mandarin Oriental. He’s also led change at industry leaders such as NuSil Technology (material sciences for medical/space applications) and Trelyst (drug delivery). Through it all, he’s mixed his passion for great story telling and brand building with the power of the latest marketing technology.
He has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Psychology from the University of Michigan and is semi-fluent in Japanese.
Director of Quality
Vic is the Director of Quality at IMT and has responsibility for quality management, regulatory compliance and customer satisfaction.
Vic has over 30 years’ experience in clean room manufacturing in the medical, semiconductor and MEMS industries. He has held various positions in engineering and management with the last 20+ years in quality. Before joining IMT, Vic was at Applied Magnetics making read write heads for computer disk drives and was a senior process engineer at Helix Medical where they manufactured silicone and plastic products.
He attended the University of California at Santa Barbara and is a certified Statistical Process Control instructor from Luftig and Associates.