Mr. Dargham comes to Lohika from KLA-Tencor, where he held full P&L responsibility for the Test and Analysis Software Division, including the management of the Custom Software Development and Client Services departments.
While at KLA-Tencor, he achieved 250% revenue growth in three years, and developed the annual Strategic Plans for his division. He is also credited with turning around the Test Software product line, making it the most profitable in the company. Prior to KLA-Tencor, Mr. Dargham was at IBM, where he held several software engineering and engineering management roles in data analysis application development. Leading an IBM-Siemens (now Infineon) joint venture team, he was instrumental in introducing and ramping up IBM’s Advanced Memory Manufacturing Line in Paris.
Daniel holds an MBA from Stanford University and a MS in Electrical Engineering from INSA Lyon, France.
Mr. Makishima’s experience includes the CFO role at Inventa Technologies, a professional services firm focused on enabling organizations to broaden and optimize operational capabilities through technology-based solutions. At Inventa, Michael was responsible for worldwide finance, accounting, MIS, recruiting, facilities, and administration.
Prior to Inventa, Michael held various senior management positions in finance and operations at Liant Software. His responsibilities included M&A – primarily centered on due diligence and post-merger integration, operational finance, and software manufacturing. He was also instrumental in establishing Liant’s presence in Europe.
Michael received his BS in Economics (with Honors) from University of San Francisco.
Mikael previously spent fourteen years shaping the product development services business at Tieto Corporation, a global digital services company, including leading the global sales operations and establishing its North American business. He held the position of Vice President and General Manager for Tieto’s Networking and Connected Products business unit, where he led an 800 person strong software engineering operation. Mikael has also been instrumental in several start-ups and, for example, built a pioneering automotive software company that completed a successful IPO and was later acquired by Teradyne Inc.
Mikael studied at IHM Business School and Stockholm University he earned his MBA from Henley Business School at the University of Reading.