Dr. Ikeda is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of tei Solutions. Previously, he served as COO of tei Technology, where he served as technology consultant and led innovative technology development for client companies in the US, Japan, Taiwan, Europe, Korea, Singapore, and China. Dr. Ikeda received a B.S. degree in Physics and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Tokyo Institute of Technology and an M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University. He has over 30 years of industry experience working in numerous positions at Hitachi, Ltd., Trecenti Technologies, Inc. in Japan and ATDF/SVTC in the USA.
BJ Templeton is the co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of tei Solutions. Mr. Templeton is also the CEO of tei Technology, where he leads international business development in the US, Japan, Taiwan, Europe, Korea, Singapore, and China. He has over 25 years professional history leading sales and market development, predominantly in international semiconductor market sectors.
Prior to founding tei Solutions & tei Technology, Mr. Templeton served as the Corporate Director of Worldwide Sales and Marketing for ATDF/SVTC, where he developed a highly successful business model and executed sales strategies that took the company from a not-for-profit organization through to its eventual sale to a venture capital group. Other global corporate sales and marketing leadership roles were with General Physics Corp. and Applied Materials. His expertise is in cultivating trusted collaborative partnerships that yield enduring business development with measurable increases in the enterprise customer base. Mr. Templeton brings well honed sales and marketing instincts to directing and developing client companies’ global strategic relationships and their sales and marketing execution. His undergraduate education is from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas.