Management Team

Dr. Saleh Masoodian is an inventor, entrepreneur and engineer. After he received his Ph.D. from Dartmouth College in 2017, he co-founded Gigajot to further develop and commercialize the next generation of solid-state image sensors, Quanta Image Sensors (QIS). Saleh has several patented image sensor related inventions and technical articles.

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Dr. Saleh Masoodian
CEO & Co-Founder

Jiaju Ma is a pioneering inventor and entrepreneur in the development and commercialization of the Quanta Image Sensor. He is the lead inventor and designer of multiple key innovations enabling QIS photon-counting pixels. Ma co-founded Gigajot in 2017 and leads the R&D and product development. Ma received his Ph.D. from Dartmouth College with Charles F. and Ruth D. Goodrich Prize in recognition of his research work on the QIS development. He has 9+ years of experience in the CMOS image sensor development. He holds 20+ U.S. patents and patent applications, and co-authored 30+ technical publications.

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Dr. Jiaju Ma
CTO & Co-Founder

Jiaju Ma is a pioneering inventor and entrepreneur in the development and commercialization of the Quanta Image Sensor. He is the lead inventor and designer of multiple key innovations to enable the QIS photon-counting pixels. Ma co-founded Gigajot in 2017 and leads the R&D and product development since then. Ma has 9+ years of experience in the CMOS image sensor development. He holds 20+ U.S. patents and patent applications, and co-authored 30+ technical publications.

Marty is responsible for marketing and sales of Gigajot’s Quanta Image Sensor (QIS) solutions. He has over 20 years of experience marketing image sensor technologies spanning start-up to blue-chip companies, including Photobit, Micron, Aptina, Samsung, Fairchild Imaging, and Geo Semiconductor. Marty received his MBA from the University of California at Los Angeles, MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California, and BS in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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Marty Agan
VP of Business Development

Advisors

Dr. Eric Fossum
Co-Founder
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Dr. Ron Adner
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