Raphael Mehrbians joined SPARK in January 2022 as Chief Marketing Officer. Raphael has over 30 years of executive, marketing and business management experience spanning early-stage startups to publicly traded companies. Most recently Raphael was VP/GM at Adesto Technologies (acquired by Dialog Semiconductor/Renesas in 2020). He has held senior executive, business leadership and technical roles at Genesis Microchip, Lexar Media, Cirrus Logic and National Semiconductor in addition to executive management consulting roles at a variety of well-known semiconductor companies. Raphael has M.S. & B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.