Management Team

Ralph Schmitt

Ralph Schmitt

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director

Ralph most recently was an Executive of Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC), where he led the development of cognitive computing software and systems to leverage the Toshiba product portfolio which includes semiconductors and storage for industrial, telecommunications, healthcare, multimedia and transportation market applications.

Prior to his appointment at Toshiba, Ralph built an extensive executive career including EVP of Sales, Marketing and Business Development at Cypress Semiconductor (NASDAQ: CY), CEO of Sipex Corporation (NASDAQ: SIPX), Exar Corporation (NYSE: EXAR), PLX Technology (NASDAQ: PLXT) and OCZ Technology prior to its sale to Toshiba.

David Garrison

David Garrison

Chief Financial Officer

David was most recently the Chief Financial Officer of Tecogen (NASDAQ:TGEN), a manufacturer and servicer of small scale cogeneration equipment and led the company to close its initial listing on the exchange as well as two acquisitions and a joint venture. Prior to Tecogen, David held Chief Financial Officer roles in both public and private companies with various manufacturing companies producing products ranging from medical devices to defense articles. Those companies included Arrhythmia Research Technology (NYSE:HRT), Micron Products, and H&R 1871. David holds a B.S. in Finance from Miami University and a M.B.A. from Boston University.

Brad Sherrard

Brad Sherrard

EVP, General Manager - IoT Solutions

With more than 28 years of success within the semiconductor, IoT, M2M, military/aerospace, telecom, and technology industries, Brad has developed innovative programs, partnerships, and market penetration strategies to dramatically increase revenue and growth. Prior to Sensera, Brad’s career spanned executive roles in Sales, Business Development, Product Management and Marketing at companies including u-blox (SX-UBXN), Roadpost, Stratos Global and Magellan Systems. Brad has a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine and his MBA from Pepperdine University.

Peter Clark

Peter Clark

Site Director

With 35 years of experience in operations lead, supplier agreements, hardware design as well as manufacturing consulting, Peter has successfully setup various programs to leverage product introductions and lean manufacturing. He established companies’ growth through implementing process optimization, continuous product improvement, production line optimization and cost reduction.

Prior to nanotron, Peter built up a strong Manufacturing and Production profile at GEC Marconi Avionics, Motorola ECID, Sony Mobile Communications, Vishay, Ultra Electronics and various companies in the defense and securities sectors.