As CEO, Joe sets the strategic direction and vision for Mivatek. A lifelong entrepreneur, Joe has been involved in numerous successful technology venture start-ups for the past 30 years. After launching his career with pioneering companies like Mostek, Motorola and National Semiconductor in the 1980’s, Joe co-founded Integrated Silicon Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: ISSI). In mid 1990s’, Joe co-founded Oplink Communications (NASDAQ: OPLK), and took the company public in year 2000. More recently, Joe turns to mobile cloud video collaboration and Internet of Things (IoT) system integration, aiming to create simple, affordable, and easily manageable system of systems for connected home and broadband M2M connected transportation, city, energy, and healthcare.
Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Development
Jorge Perdomo joins Mivatek as their new Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Development having over 19 years of experience in the Security & Wireless industry. Before joining Mivatek, Jorge was the Lead Business & Market Development for Digital Life International at AT&T. Prior to that he was Senior Strategic Product Marketing Manager for Worldwide Peripheral Products at ADT Security Services, Division of Tyco International. He also served as Vice President of Business Development for Generation One, Inc., a remote manage disease & healthcare solution. Prior to joining GenerationOne, he served as Senior Intellectual Property Licensing & New Business Development for Motorola, where he worked for 11 years in a variety of positions after being recruited into the prestigious Motorola Engineering Rotation Program. Jorge, holds 62 issued and pending patent applications. He also received Motorola Recognition Award for WiMAX/iDEN Advanced Technologies. Jorge holds Six-Sigma and Digital Six-Sigma certifications. He served on the University Advisory Council Boards for the University of Florida and Florida International University. He received his MBA with a specialization in International Business from the University of Miami and his B.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering (BSEE) from the University of Florida.
Jean-Claude Zhang joined Mivatek in Dec. 2016 as CFO and President for our business in China PRC. Before joining us, Jean-Claude was the founder and CEO for Karnet Limited which was a start-up providing enterprise carpool management services in China. From July 2006 to Sep. 2014, he was the Chief Financial Officer of BCD Semiconductor Manufacturing Ltd which was listed on Nasdaq (BCDS) through an IPO in Feb. 2011 and acquired by Diodes Incorporated (DIOD) in Mar. 2013. From Sep. 1997 to Jun. 2006, Jean-Claude held various management positions within the Group Alcatel, including Manager of Financial Controls at Alcatel’s Paris Headquarter, Financial Controller, Chief Financial Officer in Alcatel China, Alcatel Taiwan and Alcatel South Korea, and General Manager of Shanghai Alcatel Networks Systems Services Co. Ltd. Prior to this, from Apr. 1994 to Jul. 1997, Jean-Claude served as Financial Controller of Valeo Wenling Automotive Systems Co. Ltd in China and at Valeo Wiper System business unit in Paris. Jean-Claude graduated from Shanghai International Studies University, received a Master’s degree in law studies from University of R. Schuman, Strasbourg, France and a post-graduate degree in business administration for international commerce from IECS-EME, Strasbourg, France.
Yan Qi currently serves as the Chief Technology Officer at Mivatek. Before joining Mivatek, Yan was the Chief Architect for Oplink Connected, a division of Oplink Communications (NASDAQ: OPLK) from May 2012 to May 2015. Prior to that, Yan was the Chief Architect of Oridus, a Silicon Valley start-up that offers a web collaboration solution to assist semiconductor and electronics design companies to handle real-time collaboration tasks. Prior to Oridus, Yan spent 3 years as Senior Software Engineer at GE Capital and 3 years as Software Engineer at Lenovo. Yan received her Masters in Electronics Engineering from Tsinghua University and Bachelors of Science in Electronics from Peking University.
Vice President of Global Sales
Robert currently serves as Vice President of Global Sales at Mivatek. He has over 20 years’ of diverse consumer and electronic experiences working with all major retailers from coast to coast. He has a proven track record of leading sales, marketing, merchandising and distribution for large publicly traded and small privately held companies. Before joining Mivatek, he served as Director of Sales and Business Development for Tassone Enterprises, where he managed and directed a national sales organization for multiple brands. Prior to that, he was National Sales Manager at The Homedics Group, a Michigan-based firm offering a full line of in-home wellness products designed to promote well-being. Robert is a graduate of The Ohio State University. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1988, with a major in Political Science and a minor in Economics.
Ms. Lin currently manages the Executive Operations at MivaTek. Before joining MivaTek I 2015, Ms. Lin spent 15 years as Executive Assistant and Manager at Oplink Communications (NASDAQ: OPLK), handling Public Relations, Investors Relations and General Operations at the company. Ms. Lin received her Bachelor of Art in Applied Mathematics and Bachelor of Science in Management Science from University of California, San Diego.
Director of Marketing
Steve Young currently serves as the Director of Marketing at Mivatek. Steve brings over 11 years of experience in consumer electronics spanning across various channels such as retail, B2B, distribution, e-commerce, and mobile carriers. Before joining Mivatek, Steve was the Channel Marketing Manager at Tech21 and prior to that was the North American Marketing Manager for Envision Peripherals Inc., a sales and marketing subsidiary of TPV Technology. In his spare time, Steve pursues various hobbies including photography, video games, traveling the world, and watching sports. Steve holds a B.S. in Business Administration (concentration in Marketing) with a minor in Humanities from San Jose State University.
Rest of World President
Garland Wong currently serves as the RoW President at Mivatek. Garland brings extensive entrepreneurial experience to his position. Before joining Mivatek, Wong was the Cofounder and Chairman of Symbiotic Infotech, one of the largest global telecom value-added services companies in the telecom space, where he also served on the Board of Directors. He concurrently was the Cofounder and CEO of 46 Degrees, a firm that provides payment technologies to allow unbanked to buy digital goods. Garland was also the Cofounder and Managing Director of Exigent Holdings, which provides art outsourcing services to the video game industry. While there, Wong oversaw the expansion of Exigent into China and India where he grew the studio to over 100 artists. Mr. Wong received his BS in Bioengineering from University of California at San Diego.
Director of Technical Marketing
Richard Hwang has over 10 years of of experience in the home automation and security industries. Before joining Mivatek, Richard served as the product manager in charge of launching the best home automation and security sensors at Nortek Security & Control. He also served as product manager at SMC Networks and working in tandem with iControl to launch Comcast’s Xfinity home platform. In his spare time, he spends time being a tech junkie or fueling his adrenaline rushes by hitting the ski slopes, wakeboarding, and marathon running. Richard holds a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Cornell University.
Director of Retail/Commerce Sales
Tatiana currently serves as the Director of retail/commerce sales at Mivatek. Before joining Mivatek, Tatiana was the Senior Sales Manager for Oplink Connected, a division of Oplink Communications (NASDAQ: OPLK) from July 2012 to July 2015. Tatiana has more than 10 years in retail Sales Experience. Tatiana in her down time, enjoys traveling . Tatiana received a BA in Sales and Marketing form DeVry University.