Team

Victor G. Stickel, Jr.  Ph.D.
Managing Director

Dr. Stickel oversees the STRATIS and SIRS divisions of Insight interAsia.

He has 25+ years of experience encompassing executive management, R&D/engineering,  technology analysis and product and business development/marketing in both the United States and Asia including Japan, China, South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, and Mongolia.

He has worked as a researcher in the fields of Chaotic Fluid Dynamics and Radiation Heat Transfer and received fellowships from the National Science Foundation, the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Columbia University and Rice University and has held a Post-Doctoral appointment at Keio University in Tokyo , Japan.  His industry experience includes engineering and project management appointments at conglomerate, Harsco Corporation, and defense contractor General Dynamics in the USA.

During his residence in Asia, he has worked as a Sr. Technology Analyst for the Asian Technology Information Program in Tokyo, Japan, the Director of International Business Development/Marketing for Suruga Mongol, LLC in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and the Chief Technology Officer for the Asian (Hong Kong-based) subsidiary of U.S. start-up Ceratech, Inc.  His industry experience includes Chemical (Powder Manufacturing), Aerospace, Automotive (Defense), Biotechnology, High Performance Computing, Robotics, and Construction.

Dr. Stickel received a B.S. degree from Lehigh University, an M.A.S. degree from Johns Hopkins University,  and M.S. degree from  Rice University and a Ph.D. degree from Columbia University.  Additionally, he speaks fluent Japanese and conversational Chinese (Mandarin) and Mongolian languages.

Contact Victor directly at +1 888 931 0499 ext 6 (NYC time zone)
Email: victor.stickel@insightinterasia.com


Harumi Kato (加藤 春美)
Japan Country Manager (日本担当)

Harumi is responsible for the collection of information and data in the Japan market, as well as liaising with our clients based in Japan.

Previously, Harumi worked with the Asian Technology Information Program in Tokyo and prior to that was based in London for several years.

Contact Harumi directly in Tokyo:
Tel: +81 (3) 4579 5782
Email: harumi.kato@insightinterasia.com


Y.B. Park
Korea Country Manager

Y.B. is responsible for the collection of information and data in the Korean market, as well as liaising with our clients based in Korea. He brings 20 years of experience to Insight interAsia, where his technical specialty is semiconductor technology and related electronics such as photovoltaics, photonics, LEDs, and LCDs.

Previously, YB worked in R&D and engineering at Samsung Electronics. Y.B. is fluent in English and has conversational Japanese skill.

Contact Y.B. in Suwon, Korea directly:
Tel: +82 (11) 415 0403
Email: yb.park@insightinterasia.com


Mohan Tilak
India Country Manager

Mohan has 20 years of experience in electronics, telecommunications, digital signal processing, and embedded software.  He also has extensive experience in business development of specialized electronics products, components, and software markets in India, Japan, and the USA. Previously, Mohan worked as India Country Manager for Trinity Convergence Inc, USA.

Mohan is fluent in Japanese, having spent much of his career in Japan bridging the Indian and Japanese cultures. He is an excellent coordinator of our activities in the increasingly important market of India.

Contact Mohan in Pune directly:
Tel: +91 98-22-199654
Email: mohan.tilak@insightinterasia.com


Farah Shahab
Singapore Country Manager Farah-Shahab-150x114 (B&W)

Farah is the Singapore Country Manager for Insight interAsia Pte Ltd.  She manages our technical sales and marketing efforts in Singapore and Malaysia and liaises with our American and European principals/suppliers regarding technical support for our local customers.

Technically savvy, Farah also manages the marketing effort for our Singaporean website development and IT support services division, INCUBED.

Farah has 18 years of experience in marketing, event planning, and administration. Before joining Insight interAsia, she worked for the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore and in the airline industry. She is fluent in English and Malay.

Contact Farah directly in Singapore:
Tel+ +65 6100 1656
Email: farah.shahab@insightinterasia.com


Rob Haak
CEO of Insight interAsia

Rob works primarily in the sales of Advanced Electronics,MEMSphotovoltaics, and automotive.

Prior to founding Insight interAsia, Rob worked in Tokyo for the Asian Technology Information Program (ATIP) where he was also the Beijing Office chief representative. During his career he has also been based in Seoul for the Nippon Sanso Group and in Taiwan for Emcore Corporation. During his career Rob has been based in Seoul, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, and Beijing. He has traveled in over 60 countries, primarily as a technical sales/marketing representative in the semiconductor equipment and materials marketplace. He serves on several boards and is a frequent invited speaker on trends in advanced electronics in Asia.

Rob’s formal education includes a BS in Engineering from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA, USA and an MBA in Management of Technology and Corporate Finance from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM, USA.

Please contact Rob directly at the company’s headquarters in Honolulu:
Tel: +1 888 931 0488 ext 2
Email: robert.haak@insightinterasia.com
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