Dr. Sam Haddad served as full-time Corporate Executive, Worldwide Strategy for New Product Introduction (NPI) at Solectron Corporation.
President & CEO of HTCS www.htcservices.com registered in UK in 1974 and
operating in the US since 1984. Dr. Haddad has evaluated 42 start-ups and
early stage companies in partnership with Silicon Valley venture capitalists
and angel investors to determine feasibility for pre-IPO funding. He has
served as interim CEO, VP of Engineering and VP of Strategy & Business
Development for several companies. And he consulted with the Portuguese Trade
Commission and the Indian Consulate in SF. Sam advises on vibration,
acoustics, diagnostics, predictive maintenance and characterization. And has
presented invited seminars on .Silicon Valley Culture Transfer. in Korea,
India, Singapore, Malaysia, Norway, Portugal and Mexico.
Dr. Haddad is Consulting Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford
For two years, Dr. Sam Haddad served as full-time Corporate Executive,
Worldwide Strategy for New Product Introduction (NPI) at Solectron Corporation
in Milpitas, California.
Sam has more than 30 years experience in engineering R&D, management
consulting, new product development, vibration/acoustics problem solving and
training for some Fortune 500 companies. These include nVidia, Applied
Materials, IBM, CISCO, SAIC, NASA, EPRI and US Navy & US Army. Currently he
serves on boards of directors and boards of advisors of several companies, on
the Advisory Council of Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs
(SVASE) and on the Board of Advisors of Technology Ventures Corporation (TVC)
Sam served as President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Silicon
Valley Engineering Council (SVEC) from 1996 to 1998 and as Chairman of SVEC
Hall of Fame and Awards Committee . for 4 years. SVEC is an umbrella
organization for over 60,000 engineers, scientists and technologists in
Silicon Valley and in the Greater Bay Area.
Sam served for 4 years on the executive committee of the American Electronics
Association (AeA) for the Bay Area Council. Also, he has served in faculty and
R&D roles at Southampton, Loughborough, Western Michigan, Missouri at Columbia
and Santa Clara (Jesuit) Universities.
Sam has co-authored/edited 5 books, four book chapters and over 140 refereed
journal and conference papers on noise control, neural networks, predictive
maintenance and vibration.
Dr. Sam Haddad holds a Bachelor.s degree in Mechanical Engineering with honors
and a Ph.D. in Engineering (Vibration & Acoustics) from Southampton University
in the United Kingdom.