SAND MicroSystems

SAND MicroSystems

Innovation with Sand


Farzad Parsaie, Ph.D.

Founder of SAND Microsystems GmbH

Farzad Parsaie is an experienced engineer and entrepreneur working for more than 25 years in the area of Semiconductors and Sensor research and development. In his work he focuses primarily on MEMS and sensor products.

Farzad previously worked at the Institute of Microelectronics of the Technical University of Berlin, Philips Semiconductors, NXP Semiconductors, ams AG (austriamicrosystems AG) and Elesta GmbH. He has been in charge of CMOS Analog/Mixed-Signal Design, Optoelectronics and Photonics, MEMS interfacing and industrial sensor development. With his high level of technical and managerial knowledge Farzad’s roles have varied from hands-on development to management of several larger multi-disciplinary engineering development and test groups. As an expert in different areas he has worked with leading semiconductor and product companies. In addition to his technical education Farzad acquired an Executive-MBA degree from the Swiss Business School in Zurich in 2007.