With long experience in Silicon Valley, Mr. Ayoub moved to Jordan in 2008, he is currently Program Director for jTronix, the entity entrusted to build an Electronics Design Industry in Jordan through the selection, training and placement of young Jordanian talent to acquire critical electronic design skills from around the world.
Zaid is a Partner at New Energy Company that focuses on Clean Technology, Renewable Energy and Carbon Trading (CDM). In addition, Mr. Ayoub is a Director at EIRAD Holdings and at Dimensions Capital Inc, both are investment companies with focus on Real Estate and Capital Placements in the MENA region and the US.
Mr. Ayoub’s career in the Semiconductor Manufacturing in Silicon Valley spanned 20 years where he worked for National Semiconductor and Best IC Labs, before starting his own firm Dimensions Consulting Inc (DCI). AT DCI Mr. Ayoub set up Electrical, Mechanical and Thermal engineering divisions to serve the Semiconductor Test industry globally. DCI’s clients included most industry giants like Intel, Microsoft, Apple, AMD, Toshiba, Motorola, and IBM.
In 2003, Mr. Ayoub successfully set up an electrical engineering design outsource center in Jordan. As part of DCI – Jordan, the center was launched with few engineers at the iPark and graduated to larger facilities in Amman. In addition, DCI set up regional design / engineering centers in Singapore to serve the South East Asia and China markets.
Mr. Ayoub acquired a complimentary product company Liberty Research in 1999. Sold DCI to Credence Systems, a global Automated Capital Equipment maker in 2000. Lead a management buyout in 2002 and were he took DCI private again and focused on changing the business model, the company was successfully sold to Antares ATT at the end of 2006.
Mr. Ayoub has numerous angel investments in Silicon Valley. He is a Board member of the Jordan Investment Boards (JIB). Zaid received his MBA (1990) and BSEE with emphasis on Computer Architecture (1987) from Santa Clara University.