CTT has recruited Mr. Babak Bastani as Vice President of Product. Bastani, who joins with immediate effect, has more than 25 years’ experience in IC design and commercialization, and a successful track record in new product introduction in the smartphone space.
Prior to joining CTT, he was the Senior Vice President of Chip Design at Samsung Cambridge Solutions Centre, and VP of Global Chip Design at Cambridge Silicon Radio (CSR). Bastani has held various technical and management roles in Motorola and Freescale Semiconductor from 1991 until 2007. He has worked in the UK, USA and France, holds over 15 patents and has published in the field of wireless, RF and analogue integrated circuit design.
Bastani has a first class degree in Electrical Engineering from Kings College, London, and an MSc in Satellite Communications Engineering from the University of Surrey.
“I am delighted to welcome someone with Babak’s expertise and experience to CTT”, said CEO and co-founder Corbin Church. “He joins at an important time in our development as we have grown our engineering team rapidly since our recent financing, and as we enjoy increased customer demand. Babak will play an important role in our drive towards full commercialization with our OEM partners.”
Bastani added: “I’m excited to be joining the exceptional team at CTT, whose unique 3D touch technology offers a multi-force touch experience for users of all screen sizes, yet is simpler and easier to adopt for manufacturers than existing solutions. I look forward to working with our OEM customers and providing real differentiated value for their products at a lower cost.”