Management

 

Our core senior management team provides a solid foundation for client success.

 

Piero Martinotti

Piero Martinotti | CEO and Chairman

 

Mr. Martinotti has served as Chairman of the Board since 2006. Until 2003 he was Corporate Vice President of STMicroelectronics, responsible for its New Ventures Group, which was created to identify, evaluate and incubate opportunities for new business development. Prior to that, Mr. Martinotti has served in a number of leadership roles including CEO of Innovative Silicon Technology and Corporate Director of Technology and Strategy for SGS. He started his career at Motorola Semiconductors. Since 2004, after retirement from STMicroelectronics, Mr. Martinotti has covered, and still covers, several board positions in Hi-Tech start-up companies in both Europe and USA.

 

 

 

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Bill Chen

Bill Chen | GM & VP Sales, Accent Microelectronics (Shanghai) Ltd.

 

Bill Chen brings more than 17 years of sales as well as technical management experience in the semiconductor industry. 

 

Prior to joining Accent, Bill held business development roles for companies such as NXP Semiconductor and Conexant, where he worked with tier 1 customers in China.  Previously, Bill held supplier development and regional manager roles for Future Electronics and while at Arrow Electronics, he led a field applications team.  Bill began his career with the Nanjing XueGuang Plant as a R&D engineer.

 

He holds a Bachelor of Electronic Engineering from the Changchun Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics.

 

 

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Giacomo Del Grande

Giacomo Del Grande | Chief Financial Officer

 

Giacomo Del Grande brings more than 21 years of experience in finance, administration, planning and control. Since 2007, Mr. Del Grande has been responsible for all aspects of finance and human resources at Accent.

 

Prior to joining the company, Mr. Del Grande spent eight years in the semiconductor industry, working as Corporate Finance and Investment Controller for STMicroelectronics. In this role, Mr. Del Grande was responsible for several important transactions, from M&A to strategic alliances, joint ventures, minority investments and divestitures.

 

Prior to joining STMicroelectronics, Mr. Del Grande held key positions including Head of Investors' Relations (NYSE) at Fila Holding, Strategic Planning and Business Development at Elsag Bailey Process Automation and Strategic Consultant at Bain.

 

He holds a degree in Management and Business Administration from Bocconi University in Milan.

 

 

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Michael Navid

Michael Navid | VP of Marketing and Business Development

 


Michael Navid brings more than 25 years of relevant experience with a proven track record in fast paced technology driven environments with emphasis on business development, strategy, partnerships, technology/product roadmaps, as well as product development and marketing. In his most recent position as the General Manager for Power Line Communications (PLC) products at Maxim Integrated, he was responsible for the vision, strategy and growth initiatives for the PLC business.

Mr. Navid has been actively involved in the advancement of various communication technologies in the Smart Grid sector and has built strong relationships with major stakeholders and decision makers worldwide. Michael is also one the founders of the G3-PLC Alliance (www.G3-PLC.com). He has been a key contributor in the evolution and proliferation of the G3-PLC as a premier communication technology for the Smart Grid today.

Mr. Navid received a Bachelor of Science in Business Adminstration from West Coast University and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from California State University Northridge.

 

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Cinzia Vescera

Cinzia Vescera | VP of Engineering and Operations

 

Cinzia Vescera brings more than 25 years of experience in the electronics and microelectronics industry.

 

Mrs. Vescera joined Accent in 1999 as a System Architect for complex System on a Chip (SoC) design; later on she moved to the Project Management path, covering roles as Project Manager, Program Manger, Account Manager, up to VP of Project Management Office (responsible for the Project Managers Group).

Prior to Accent, Mrs. Vescera worked as ASIC Design Manager at Infotronics and at Bull, where she covered various positions in the ASIC Development Division.

She started her career at Carlo Gavazzi Space (OHB) as R&D and lab engineer for industrial and space equipments.

Cinzia Vescera holds an Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) and a Masters degree in Electronics Engineering from the University of Milano (Politecnico di Milano).

 

 

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