People

 

Key technical sales, marketing, and analysis staff are listed below:


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CEO 

Rob works primarily in the sales and market analysis of advanced electronics, MEMS, photovoltaics, and automotive.

Prior to founding Insight interAsia, Rob worked in Tokyo for the Asian Technology Information Program (ATIP) where he was also the Beijing Office chief representative. During his career he has also been based in Seoul for the Nippon Sanso Group and in Taiwan for Emcore Corporation. He has also been based in Seoul, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Kuala Lumpur. Rob has traveled in over 70 countries, primarily as a technical sales/marketing representative in the semiconductor equipment & materials, MEMS, and nanotech marketplaces.

Rob’s formal education includes a BS in Engineering from Tulane University in New Orleans, USA and an MBA in Management of Technology and Corporate Finance from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, USA.

Please contact Rob directly:

Honolulu: +1 888 931 0488 ext 2
Singapore: +65 6100 1656
Email: robert.haak@insightinterasia.com
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Victor G. Stickel, Jr.  Ph.D.VGS 150x114 B&W
Managing Director – STRATIS/SIRS

Dr. Stickel oversees the STRATIS and SIRS divisions of Insight interAsia.

He has 25+ years of experience encompassing executive management, R&D/engineering,  technology analysis and product and business development/marketing in both the United States and Asia including Japan, China, South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, and Mongolia.

He has worked as a researcher in the fields of Chaotic Fluid Dynamics and Radiation Heat Transfer and received fellowships from the National Science Foundation, the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Columbia University and Rice University and has held a Post-Doctoral appointment at Keio University in Tokyo , Japan.  His industry experience includes engineering and project management appointments at conglomerate, Harsco Corporation, and defense contractor General Dynamics in the USA.

During his residence in Asia, he worked as a Sr. Technology Analyst for the Asian Technology Information Program in Tokyo, Japan, the Director of International Business Development/Marketing for Suruga Mongol, LLC in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and the Chief Technology Officer for the Asian (Hong Kong-based) subsidiary of U.S. start-up Ceratech, Inc.  His industry experience includes Chemical (Powder Manufacturing), Aerospace, Automotive (Defense), Biotechnology, High Performance Computing, Robotics, and Construction.

Dr. Stickel received a B.S. degree from Lehigh University, an M.A.S. degree from Johns Hopkins University,  and M.S. degree from  Rice University and a Ph.D. degree from Columbia University.  Additionally, he speaks fluent Japanese and conversational Chinese (Mandarin) and Mongolian languages.

Contact Victor directly in Japan at +81 (3) 4579 5782
Email: victor.stickel@insightinterasia.com


Harumi Kato (加藤 春美)
Japan Country Manager (日本担当)

harumi-2013_resizeHarumi is responsible for our sales/marketing activities in the Japan domestic market, as well as liaising with our clients based in Japan who we assist with exporting to other markets in Asia.

Previously, Harumi worked with the Asian Technology Information Program in Tokyo. She is fluent in Japanese and English and learns new technologies easily.

Contact Harumi directly in Tokyo at +81 (3) 4579 5782
Email: harumi.kato@insightinterasia.com


Y.B. Park (박용범)
Korea Country Manager 

Y.B. brings 20 years of experience to Insight interAsia, where his technical specialty is semiconductor technology and related electronics such as photovoltaics, LEDs, and LCDs.

Previously, YB worked in R&D and engineering at Samsung Electronics. He is fluent in Korean and English and has conversational Japanese skill.

Contact Y.B. in Suwon, Korea directly:
Tel+ +82 (11) 415 0403
Email: yb.park@insightinterasia.com


Lisa Liu

Taiwan Country ManagerLisa-Black and White_resize-150Lisa heads up our business and technology consulting and marketing efforts in Taiwan. She is experienced in global technology marketing and the use of social media to connect potential customers with products and solutions.  She has broad technology experience and specific knowledge in the semiconductor, microelectronics and LED industries.

Lisa has an MBA from the University of Denver in the USA and is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese.

Please contact Lisa directly in Taiwan (Hsinchu):
Tel:  (+886) 963-379-188
Email: lisa.liu@insightinterasia.com


Ruby Liu  (劉映辰)

Taiwan Sales Manager

Ruby's- Black-resize_resizeRuby is responsible for our sales and marketing activities in the Taiwan domestic market.  She has experiences in strategic technology planning and administration.  Before joining Insight interAsia, she worked as Project Manager at National Tsing-Hua University in Taiwan.  Ruby is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese.

Please contact Ruby directly in Hsinchu:

Tel:(+886) 972 209 129
Email: ruby.liu@insightinterasia.com


Mohan Tilak

Mohan Tilak India Country Manager

Mohan has 20 years of experience in electronics, telecommunications, digital signal processing, and embedded software.  He also has extensive experience in business development of specialized electronics products, components, and software markets in India, Japan, and the USA. Previously, Mohan worked as India Country Manager for Trinity Convergence Inc, USA.

Mohan is also fluent in Japanese and is an excellent coordinator of our activities in the increasingly important market of India.

Contact Mohan in Pune directly:
Tel: +91 98 22 199654
Email: mohan.tilak@insightinterasia.com


Silvio Romero Adjar Marques

Brazil Country Manager

silvio-bw_resizeSilvio has an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering  and also an MBA in Business Innovation and a Masters Degree in Production Engineering.  He started his professional life as  a Process Engineer and then became Head of Manufacturing at two of the largest home appliance companies in Brazil (Consul / Brastemp). After moving to a technology and education foundation (Fucapi), Silvio became project leader in R&D projects, business analyst and international cooperation leader. In 2009, he opened his own company with two partners (Good TECH Solutions) to develop solutions in the area of industrial equipment, ruggedness testing and project management (he has been a PMP since 2005). He also has been teaching in Project Management MBA programs for more than 8 years.

Contact Silvio directly in Brazil:
Tel: (+ 55) 92 9983-1388
Email: silvio.marques@insightinterasia.com


Zdenek Pulpan

Eastern Europe Area Manager

Zdenek.150x114.BW_resizeZdenek has more than 10 years of experience in IT, telecommunications, and business development of various IT start-ups in Eastern Europe.

Previously, Zdenek lived in the USA where he accomplished higher education and started his professional career.  Now he is focused on exploring business opportunities of international trade between Europe and the United States. Zdenek is fluent in English and Czech and has deep knowledge of manufacturing industry landscape in EE.

Zdenek received a BBA as well as his MBA in Management Information Systems from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, USA.

Contact Zdenek directly in the Czech Republic:
Tel: (+ 420) 720 762-369
Email: zdenek.pulpan@insightinterasia.com


Chris Daverse
US Government Affairs & Business Development

Chris is the coordinator of our PARTNER+D business unit. He is based in Austin, TX and is frequently in Washington, DC meeting with government clients and developing new opportunities for companies that we represent.

Chris has a long history working in the semiconductor and advanced electronics industries–and those industries’ government relations–having worked with SRC, SEMATECH, SRC, SAIC, and various private sector companies. He has a BS in Physics from Allegheny College.

Please contact Chris at our main number in the US.
Tel: +1 888 931 0488 ext 1
Email: chris.daverse@insightinterasia.com

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Ronald “Roro” S. Fernandez
Head, Interactive Design

Roro is based in Cebu in the Philippines and manages the Insight interAsia information technology requirements as well as our INCUBED division in Hawai’i/Singapore.

He is a expert in graphic design, multilingual website design, search engine optimization (SEO), and email direct marketing.

Please contact Roro at our main number in the Philippines.
Tel: +63 915 538 9198
Email: roro.fernandez@insightinterasia.com


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