AlphaSTAR Corporation, Irvine, California, USA, has appointed Amir Mobayen as its CEO, effective January 4, 2021. Mobayen has been a key member of AlphaSTAR’s Board of Advisors since 2012 and brings over twenty years of experience in generating new business and accelerating sustained profitable growth in the competitive technology marketplace.
Mobayen has previously 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.
Additionally, Mobayen 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. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from California State University, Northridge.
“Amir is an exceptional leader,” stated Dr Frank Abdi. “His track record in the transformation and growth of multiple technology businesses in North America, EMEA, and Asia, will position AlphaSTAR for continued growth.”
“Pushing the envelope of cutting-edge technology has always been the backbone of AlphaSTAR,” Abdi continued. “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 honour to be named AlphaSTAR’s CEO,” Mobayen stated. “We are uniquely positioned in the centre 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.”
He added, “As we enter our next growth phase in 2021, our strategy will build on AlphaSTAR’s prior customer successes in aerospace, automotive, defence 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.”
“It’s my pleasure to welcome Amir to the AlphaSTAR Team as CEO,” Kay Matin, AlphaSTAR president, reported. “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.”
“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,” she concluded.