Vatche Artinian is the Chairman of Sapphire Technologies. He is also a Co-Founder, the Chairman and the Chief Executive Officer of Calnetix Technologies and the Chairman of its affiliate company Upwing Energy.
Vatche has over 30 years of experience in establishing and building businesses specializing in innovative technologies. Prior to forming Calnetix, he worked for AlliedSignal (Honeywell) and AVCON, Inc., during which he directed major programs for Lockheed Martin, Allied Signal Automotive and Ford Motor Company.
Vatche holds a M.B.A. from the University of Southern California, a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California and a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from California State Polytechnic University.