SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Samplify
Systems, Inc., a leading provider of technology, semiconductors and
sub-systems for the ultrasound equipment market, announced today
that Chris Daft, Ph.D. has joined the company as Senior Scientist,
where he will apply his expertise to extend the company’s
leadership for its next generation of ultrasound beamforming
technology and products.
“Dr. Daft brings a wealth of experience in beamforming, silicon
integration and MEMS technology in the ultrasound industry,” said
Richard Tobias, VP of Engineering at Samplify. “His
experience will prove valuable not just in our next generation of
solutions, but in accelerating the time to market for our current
“What attracted me to Samplify was its system-level approach to
solving problems in the ultrasound signal chain,” said Dr. Daft.
“After evaluating their mixed-signal and beamforming
technologies, I became convinced that Samplify is uniquely
positioned to drive the next generation of silicon integration for
the ultrasound market. I am looking forward to contributing
to that vision.”
Prior to joining Samplify, Dr. Daft was Senior Manager and Key
Expert for Silicon Ultrasound at Siemens Healthcare, where he was
responsible for ASIC and MEMS integration for smart ultrasound
probes. Dr. Daft came to Siemens through the acquisition of
Sensant Corp., which was the early leader in MEMS technology for
capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducers (cMUTs).
Prior to that, Dr. Daft was a physicist at GE Research.
There, he was responsible for beamforming development for
GE’s premium line of ultrasound machines.
About Samplify Systems:
Samplify is a solution provider of technology, semiconductor and
system products for the ultrasound market. Headquartered in Santa
Clara, CA, Samplify’s technology and semicond