Najat El-Ayi Badriyeh
Founder / President / CEO
Najat Badriyeh is the owner of Naprotek, Inc., a Women Owned Business which was established in 1995. Born in Lebanon, she immigrated to the US at young age and joined the electronic industry in the early 80s. Najat considers it an auspicious timing as it allowed her to witness and participate in the electronic revolution. She quickly showed leadership and managerial qualities and acquired management positions in Silicon Valley Companies like Best Labs, Diasonics, SCI and Fine Pitch Technology. Najat’s experience in startup companies and her success in developing and improving SMT processes proved to be significant assets in building and developing her own business.
Vice President of Operations
Larry came to Naprotek with over 30 years experience in Supply Chain, Materials, and Management at Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 companies. Most recently, Larry was in charge of the X86 Server builds for Oracle, managing an international staff and EMS partners for Oracle. Prior to that, Larry worked at world-class companies including Cisco, Apple, General Electric, Pillar Data, and Hewlett Packard. Larry has continued to refine his skills in Supply Chain and Operations, and maintains constant focus on continual, operational improvement.
Senior Director of Engineering & QMS
Paramjit has over 25 years’ experience in Manufacturing Engineering and Quality Management Systems (QMS). Paramjit is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and Lean Manufacturing professional. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics, and his experience includes Plasma Physics, Microelectronics, Semiconductors, and Printed Circuit Boards Assemblies. His tenure includes IBM, National Semiconductor, Solectron, Flextronics, Celestica and Jabil.
Amy Yin Chen
Director of Production
Amy has 20 years of experience in engineering and 12 years in manufacturing. She was earlier associated with Solectron and Fine Pitch. Amy joined Naprotek in 1997. She received BSEE and MSEE degrees from South Dakota State University.
Manager of PM
Fida has worked in the electronics industry since 1989 and has a wealth of experience in contract manufacturing, materials and supply chain management. She began her career in electronics with Best Labs and then Fine Pitch. She joined Naprotek in 1995 and was promoted to Material Control Manager in 2011. She is also a certified AS9100 Internal Auditor. She received a bachelor of arts degree in sociology from San Jose State University.
Arlis brings over 30 years of extensive experience in quality and manufacturing supporting the manufacture of RF components, assemblies, subassemblies, and systems for military and commercial customers. She has 16 years of ISO 9001-related experience as an Internal Auditor and Lead Auditor. She successfully prepared Naprotek for AS9100C certification. Arlis holds a Six Sigma Green Belt from the University of Michigan and is certified to J-STD-001, IPC 600, IPC610. She is also a certified internal auditor for AS9100 and ISO13485. Her prior work experience includes Four Phase Systems, Litton Guidance and Control, Applied Technology and ITT.