About Adama Innovations
Our directors bring together expertise in materials science, high-tech fabrication, and business growth to deliver the highest quality product with a great customer experience. See their profiles below
Hector Cavazos (Chief Executive Officer)
An entrepreneur from Santa Barbara, California where his AFM career began at Digital Instruments in 1993. He has been a principal and founder of prior start-up companies in the the same field, focusing on micro-machining business and technology development, and helped take them public thru acquisition.
Graham Cross (Chief Science Officer)
A professor in the School of Physics at Trinity College Dublin, Graham is an expert in nano-mechanics, with particular focus on AFM, nano-indentation, and nano-Imprint. He received his PhD in physics from McGill University in Canada, and was previously a technologist at IBM Research in Zurich, Switzerland.
Neal O’Hara (Chief Technology Officer)
Neal has previously held senior engineering positions with equipment companies in the semiconductor and solar industries. He began his career working at Intel, and subsequently went on to hold senior engineering positions in several high-tech start-up companies.