Vice President, Circuit Design Engineering
Sassan’s hands-on technical leadership and vision provides inspiration to the circuit design team responsible for developing and delivering audacious products. Sassan has led the team in extremely challenging and aggressive projects resulting in breakthrough designs for five new timing platforms. Since joining SiTime in 2008, his guidance in engineering, chip architecture, and design implementation has contributed to SiTime garnering multiple industry-firsts, prestigious awards, and design-wins at leading enterprise customers.
Prior to SiTime, Sassan held CTO and director positions at Guide Technology, Virage Logic, and Vector12, an embedded timing analysis company that he co-founded. His technical expertise spans timing, applications, testing, analysis, and design. He holds over 25 U.S. patents in these areas. Sassan received his B.Sc. from Isfahan University of Technology, his M.Sc. from University of Calgary, and his Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia—all degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering.