Shawn Sahbari, President & CEO, Envirodigm, Inc.
Mr. Sahbari has over 25 years of experience with high purity and specialty electronic chemicals. He has started and co-founded multiple companies in Silicon Valley and is a pioneer in new materials and benign-by-design green chemistry. As the Executive Vice President of Rohm & Haas’ (now Dow) specialty electronic materials and later as the Director for Kanto Chemical, Sahbari oversaw portfolio management, and was responsible for North American, European, and Far East businesses. His broad knowledge in manufacturing, operations, quality control, sales & marketing, and business development has steered start-ups, and Fortune 500 chemical companies to leadership positions in the respective markets.
Sahbari has authored and co-authored numerous articles, white papers, and holds US and world organization patents in the area of semiconductor and electronic surface preparation and cleaning chemicals. He has overseen the successful product launch of 100’s of commercial products and has been instrumental in moving leading edge products from concept to prototype, to pilot, and ultimately high volume manufacturing.
Sahbari holds a BS degree with distinct honors in aerospace engineering from SJSU, and has completed executive MBA courses through UC Berkeley.