AlphaSTAR announces Industry Veteran, Amir Mobayen, as Chief Executive Officer
January 05, 2021 | Categories: Member News
IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, (1/5/2021) – AlphaSTAR is delighted to announce the appointment of Amir Mobayen as its CEO, effective January 4th, 2020. Amir brings to the position a wealth of knowledge and an array of experiences in the software technology industry on a national and global level.
Amir has been a key member of AlphaSTAR’s Board of Advisors since 2012 and brings a 20+ year record of success, generating new business and accelerating sustained profitable growth in the competitive technology marketplace. Additionally, he brings an international perspective with a multicultural/multilingual background, focusing on a market driven customer focus, product innovation and development of best-in-class talent.
Announcing Amir’s appointment, AlphaSTAR CTO Dr. Frank Abdi says: “Amir is an exceptional leader. His track record in the transformation and growth of multiple technology businesses in North America, EMEA, and Asia, will position AlphaSTAR for continued growth.” He continues, “Pushing the envelope of cutting-edge technology has always been the backbone of AlphaSTAR. I am personally thrilled to be welcoming a hands-on business leader that values the importance of scientific excellence and is passionate about sharing our simulation capabilities with more of the industry”.
“It is extremely exciting and an honor to be named AlphaSTAR’s CEO” said Amir. We are uniquely positioned in the center of the simulation and additive manufacturing technology value matrix. We have a tremendous opportunity to firmly drive our strategic leadership and market position as we accelerate helping our customers and partners achieve their rapidly evolving intelligent manufacturing needs. As we enter our next growth phase in 2021, our strategy will build on AlphaSTAR’s prior customer successes in Aerospace, Automotive, Defense and Energy industries by augmenting our talented people, outpacing the industry with continued product innovations, and leveraging our strong relationships to deliver profitable growth. I am extremely thrilled about our direction and future,” he concludes.
AlphaSTAR President, Kay Matin, says,” It’s my pleasure to welcome Amir to the AlphaSTAR Team as CEO. Amir’s experience brings the needed leadership to successfully execute our strategy in addressing the rapidly growing simulation software market. Amir is a visionary with a proven track record in execution & delivery of goals relevant to our transformation agenda”. She concludes, “His responsibilities will be to align AlphaSTAR’s offerings within the digital enterprise market globally and to serve our valued customers & partners with simulation toolsets that will meet their advanced manufacturing needs”.
Amir has held executive leadership positions in sales, marketing, and other operating roles during his professional career in North America, EMEA and Asia within public and private equity owned companies. He was most recently the President of Smartrac Technology’s RFID division which was acquired by Avery Dennison in 2020. Amir was formerly the Vice President and General Manager of the Arrow Electronics’ Intelligent Systems business in EMEA. Prior to Arrow Electronics, Amir held executive positions at MSC Software Corporation and Avent Electronics.
Amir holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from California State University, Northridge; has spent 15 years living & working in Europe and currently resides in Southern California with his wife and children.
Courtesy of AlphaSTAR