Farzad Parsaie, Ph.D.

Founder of SAND Microsystems GmbH

Farzad Parsaie is an experienced engineer and entrepreneur working for more than 25 years in the area of Semiconductors and Sensor research and development. In his work he focuses primarily on MEMS/Sensor and Photonic Products.

Farzad previously worked at the Institute of Microelectronics of the Technical University of Berlin, Philips Semiconductors, NXP Semiconductors, ams AG (austriamicrosystems AG) and Elesta GmbH. He has been in charge of CMOS Analog/Mixed-Signal and RF Design, Optoelectronics and Photonics, MEMS interfacing and industrial sensor from feasibility study and development to industrialization. As an expert in different areas he has worked with several leading semiconductor and product companies as customer. He speaks English and German fluently.