Martin Tierney, President & CEO
Martin Tierney is a Founding Partner and President & CEO of Inventek Systems.
Mr. Tierney, President and Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of successfully working in the IoT and semiconductor industry. Skilled in wireless connectivity, semiconductors, business development, embedded systems, Go-to-Market Strategy, and sales management. With strong IoT experience helping OEM’s securely connect end-to-end products from “Cloud” to “Apps” to “Things” and ensure seamless connectivity – from device management to connectivity management and data management
As Founder of Inventek Systems, we have become a market leader in Wireless and Internet of Things (IoT) Connectivity solutions focused on Cloud Software, Hardware and Embedded Software solutions for Wi-Fi, ZigBee, GPS and Bluetooth.
We have IoT knowledge from 1000+ customers and a number of OEM wireless end products in production today, including Hot Water Heaters, Water Softeners, Smart Lighting, Home Security, Hand Held Scanners, Thermostats, Air Purifiers, Pool Controls…
Experience in IoT Software and Hardware design and architecture from partnerships with Big Box Stores and Cloud Platform Providers Such as iMatrix, Arrayent, CloudBourne, PTC, Ayla Networks and Amazon AWS, Google and Azure…
Mr. Tierney earned his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering in 1988 from Northeastern University and his Master’s Degree in Engineering Management in 1992 from the Northeastern University of Boston, Massachusetts.
Prior to starting Inventek in 2007, Mr. Tierney was a founding team member of Innovatech Associates, a Semiconductor Sales Representative servicing the New England, NY and NJ markets. Mr. Tierney was also the Northeast Regional Sales Manager for IBM Microelectronics responsible for the Northeast US and Canada semiconductor sales and technical support for IBM merchant market products.
Mr. Tierney is on the Advisory Council for Innovatech Associates and is a Board Member of Inventek Systems.
Al Serpa, Co-Founder & Chief Marketing Officer
Al Serpa is a Founding partner, and Chief Marketing Officer of Inventek Systems.
Mr. Serpa earned his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering in 1988 from Northeastern University, in Boston, Massachusetts.
In 1993, Mr. Serpa earned a Masters of Management Science in Manufacturing Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA.
In 1997, Mr. Serpa earned a Masters In Business Administration from Bentley College in Waltham, Massachusetts.
In addition to starting Inventek in 2006, Mr. Serpa is also a founding team member and President of Innovatech Associates, a Semiconductor Sales Representative organization incorporated in 1998 and servicing the New England market. Mr. Serpa also represented various semiconductor companies such as Xilinx and LSI Logic from 1994-1998. Mr Serpa also held various Program Manager and Design positions with Raytheon from 1988-1994.
Mr. Serpa has served on the Sales & Operations Advisory Board for Cypress Semiconductor, and played a key consulting role in the acquisitions of Hot Rail, E2O, Triscend and several additional M&A strategies involving Innovatech Associates’ Principals.
In addition to Mr. Serpa’s current responsibilities, his assignments at Inventek Systems have also included:
- Inventek CEO from 2006-2009
- Inventek Strategic Business Development & Supplier collaboration initiatives.
Mr. Serpa is also a Board Member of Inventek Systems.