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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Holmes joined Resonant in 2016. Prior to joining Resonant, Mr. Holmes served as Chief Commercial Officer for Tigo Energy, where he was responsible for expanding the company's demand creation activities. From 2013 to 2015, Mr. Holmes worked for Energous, first as Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing then as Chief Commercial Officer where he was responsible for securing development and licensing agreements, overseeing IP strategy and process and spearheading regulatory strategy and tactics. From 2011 to 2013, he served as Vice President of Sales at SolarBridge Technologies, overseeing all sales, business development and sales operations. His prior experience includes senior sales executive roles at Agere Systems (formerly Lucent MicroElectronics), Ortel Corp (acquired by Lucent), Level One Communications and Symmetricom. Mr. Holmes holds a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Puget Sound and a Diploma in international business from Nyenrode University, Netherlands.
Executive Vice President of Engineering
Mr. Fenzi is a Resonant co-founder and has been with the company since 2013. Since that time he has served as the company's Chief Operating Officer, Vice President of Engineering and as Secretary and Treasurer. Prior to founding Resonant, from 1991 until June 2012, Mr. Fenzi served in various engineering, operations and marketing positions at Superconductor Technologies Inc., including Vice President of Engineering, Chief Engineer and Vice President of Product Management. Mr. Fenzi holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from New Mexico State University.
Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Hammond has served as Chief Technology Officer and a member of the board of directors since June 2013. Prior to founding Resonant, Dr. Hammond served for more than 20 years as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Superconductor Technologies, Inc., where he was involved in the development of high temperature superconducting materials, cryogenic refrigeration and packaging, and RF and microwave circuits. Prior to that, he was Leader Electronics Advanced Development at Los Alamos National Labs. Dr. Hammond holds a BS degree in Physics, an MS degree in Applied Physics and a PhD in Applied Physics, each from the California Institute of Technology.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. McDermut has served as our Chief Financial Officer since November 2018. Prior to joining Resonant, Mr. McDermut served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Applied Micro Circuits Corporation, a publicly traded semiconductor company, from January 2016 to February 2017 when the company was acquired by MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. Prior to that Mr. McDermut served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation, a publicly traded semiconductor company, from August 2011 to April 2015 when the company was acquired by Microsemi Corporation. Prior to that Mr. McDermut served as a Managing Director and Consultant at Avant Advisory Group, LLC, a management consulting firm based in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, CA. He also served as Chief Financial Officer for other publicly traded companies including IRIS International Inc. and Superconductor Technologies Inc. He was a partner at the public accounting firm of Coopers & Lybrand LLP (now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP). Currently he is a member of the board of directors of CDTi Advanced Materials, Inc., Sansum Clinic and Public Square Santa Barbara. Mr. McDermut holds a BA in economics from the University of Southern California and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
Vice President, Business Operations
Ms. Carberry most recently served from 2015-2017 as Senior Director, North America Sales Strategy and Planning for Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Austin, TX. Prior to that she was with McKinsey & Company in Dallas, TX as a member of the Marketing and Sales Practice. Ms. Carberry also served as Director of Sales Operations and Global Customer Service from 2006-2011 for Entegris in Austin, TX. Her accomplishments include implementation of systems and business processes, and leading sales planning and support. Her career spans over 16 years in sales and finance management positions.
Vice President of Corporate Business Development and Marketing
Dr. Eddy joined Resonant in 2014 as Vice President of Marketing. From 2004 to 2012, Dr. Eddy served as President of ANTONE Wireless, a company he founded and which he grew to become a leader in the 4G network infrastructure enhancement products market prior to its sale to Westell Technologies, Inc. in 2012. Following the sale of ANTONE Wireless to Westell, Dr. Eddy served as Vice President, Cell Site Optimization Products at Westell from 2012 to 2014. Earlier in his career, Dr. Eddy held several senior management positions at Superconductor Technologies including, Vice President of Operations, Vice President of Marketing and Vice President of Business Development. Dr. Eddy earned his Ph.D. in Solid State Chemistry from Oxford University and his Masters in Business Administration from Pepperdine University.
Vice President of Advanced Development
Dr. Hey-Shipton has almost 40 years work experience in senior engineering and management positions in the RF & microwave field, with 31 years at senior management level. From 2006 to 2012, Dr. Hey-Shipton was the VP of Engineering at ANTONE Wireless, stayed with the operation after being acquired by Westell (NASDAQ: WSTL) until joining Resonant in 2015. Prior to that Dr. Hey-Shipton was the VP of Engineering at Superconductor Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: STI), President and CEO of Filtronic PLC (LSE: FTC), and Department Manager of Watkins-Johnson Co., where he started his career in 1978 after obtaining his PhD in RF Electronics from Leeds University, England. Dr. Hey-Shipton is well known for his filter designs and has numerous publications and patents in the RF, microwave and millimeter wave technology area.
Vice President of Engineering Operations
Mr. Kay has over 15 years of relevant management experience in RF filter engineering and packaging. Since 2002, Mr. Kay was at Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS), a provider of high performance analog semiconductors, where he worked in a variety of engineering capacities, most recently as Director of Component Engineering. Prior to Skyworks, Mr. Kay was a senior engineer at Conexant Systems Inc. and Intel (NASDAQ: INTC). Mr. Kay holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Brigham Young University and is a widely published author on RF device and integrated circuit technical topics.
Vice President of Software Engineering
Mr. Nenov is a software industry veteran, and joins Resonant with nearly 30 years of software engineering and executive management experience. In 2006, Mr. Nenov founded Panaton Software, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sirma Group, a bespoke software and hardware engineering company, working on multi-disciplinary projects in consumer electronics, cloud migration and parallel computing, cyber security, machine vision and machine learning. Prior to Panaton, Mr. Nenov was CTO at Safari Books Online, VP, Engineering at X1 Technologies, Inc., VP Wireless Messaging at Intellisync/Nokia and has served in executive software and technology roles for several different industries. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering from the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, and has been awarded several patents.
Vice President of Product Development Engineering
Mr. Samadian joins Resonant with nearly 20 years of IC development experience in RF and analog design. Since 2015, Mr. Samadian was with Microchip Inc., an American manufacturer of microcontroller, memory and analog semiconductors, where he served as a Senior Manager of RF/Analog Engineering, working on Bluetooth research and development. Prior to Microchip, Mr. Samadian was a principal and design lead at MaxLinear, Inc., and served at Entropic Communications as a Group Lead for RF and Analog IC Design Manager. Mr. Samadian holds a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Los Angeles and is a published author on RF device and analog topics.
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Mr. Waxman has more than 25 years' experience in sales and developing strategic partnerships in diversified segments of the high tech industry. His expertise spans a broad range of technology sectors including semiconductors and system-level products used in wireless, including tunable filters. He previously served as the VP of Sales & Marketing at Newlans, a developer of programmable duplexer and filter products for the RFFE. He has also served in executive and senior management roles at Western Digital, Adaptec, Mylex, PixelMagic, Microtouch Systems, and various startups. In 2001, Mr. Waxman founded business development firm TechASIA Management to accelerate design wins by providing strong, well established OEM/ODM relationships and native language, in-country support. Mr. Waxman is also a member of Launchpad Venture Group, a Boston-area angel investor group. He earned his B.S. in Electronics and Electrical Engineering from Paisley College of Technology, King's College, London.
Vice President of Finance
Ms. Wolf joined Resonant in 2014 as Controller and was promoted to Vice President of Finance in 2016. Ms. Wolf is a CPA with over 20 years of public accounting experience including audit of public companies, financial reporting, design and implementation of internal controls and SEC reporting. Additionally, Ms. Wolf has held several positions as Controller at a variety of both public and private companies. Most recently, prior to joining Resonant, Ms. Wolf served as Controller of ArmaGen Inc., a biotechnology company devoted to the development of new drugs to treat human brain disorders. Ms. Wolf holds a BS in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from California State University, Northridge.