Chief Executive Officer
Fabian Battaglia has been our CEO since the Company’s founding in 2020. He is a 35-year tech industry veteran. Prior to Mobix Labs, Fabian served as Senior Vice President of Sales at Microsemi from 2007 to 2018, leading a global team and managing over $2 billion of annual sales. At Microsemi, he developed sales and engineering support processes deployed directly to Fortune 500 and well recognized international companies serving the communications, medical, aerospace and defense, industrial and data storage markets. Before that, Fabian held multiple management roles at Field Application Engineering for leading semiconductor companies such as Texas Instruments and Maxim Integrated Products. He also worked for five years as a Design Engineer focused on advanced system development for Ford, General Motors and Chrysler. Fabian holds a BSEE from Lawrence Technological University in Southfield Michigan.
President, Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel
Keyvan Samini has been our President since the Company’s founding in 2020. He also serves as our CFO and General Counsel. He brings more than 20 years of executive leadership experience in the semiconductor and software industries, with a proven track record leading mergers, acquisitions, corporate development, finance, and governance. Keyvan has either led or represented Western Digital, BioDiscovery, Dow Corning, Pitchtime, and Rfaxis, holding roles including CEO, COO, CFO and corporate counsel. Keyvan has a proven track record in scaling and ramping growth in technology organizations, having worked closely with institutional investors in driving portfolio companies. Keyvan earned his Master of Liberal Arts, Finance at Harvard University, his MBA at the University of Southern California, and his JD at the Ohio State University.
Chief Technology Officer
Prior to joining Mobix Labs as Chief Technology Officer, James Aralis was Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Advanced Development at Microsemi. He has spent more than 40 years in the development of analog, digital, and mixed signal integrated circuits, systems, and software/firmware, and contributed to the development of custom analog device and process technologies and CAD systems. Prior to joining Microsemi, Aralis founded the Maxim Integrated Products design center in Irvine, California, which designed physical layer ICs for fiber optic communications. He also managed an AFE (analog front end) design team designing high performance disk drive read channels for TI/SSi. In addition, Jim worked on the design and design management of analog and digital integrated circuits for Hughes Aircraft Company. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Math Applied Science and Physics and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from UCLA. He holds numerous patents and publications, and has given technical and keynote presentation around the world.
Vice President - Sales
Phil Sansone brings 30+ years of worldwide sales experience to Mobix Labs. He has vast experience leading international partnerships and worldwide distribution channels, as well as global sales and technical teams. Prior to Mobix Labs, Phil served as vice president of global distribution sales for MaxLinear, a provider of radio frequency, analog, digital and mixed-signal integrated circuits. He previously was vice president of global distribution sales at Microsemi Corp., a provider of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor solutions that was acquired by Microchip Technology in 2018. Earlier in his career, Phil spent nearly two decades at electronic components distributor Avnet, where he eventually led North American sales and engineering teams as senior vice president.