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Management Team

Get to know our management team, dedicated to our vision

Our management team is dedicated to making electronics reliable by helping companies create bug free digital chips that shape our future. A new era of life altering technology requires a new design verification thinking, formal verification thinking.

Combining a tremendous amount of experience with creativity, a strong vision and business sense, OneSpin’s management team leads our global team on the leading edge of technology.

Dr. Raik Brinkmann

President and Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Raik Brinkmann, co-founder of OneSpin Solutions, was named president and CEO in May 2012, with overall responsibility for leading the company and its business growth worldwide. He brings to this role more than 15 years of broad expertise in management, verification and industrial R&D, having served at companies in both Europe and the U.S.

Previously, as vice president of OneSpin's software development, he successfully turned the company's fundamental scientific and engineering innovations into state-of-the-art, award-winning EDA tools. Earlier, he was intimately involved in planning and implementing OneSpin's spin-off from Infineon Technologies in 2005. Prior to OneSpin, Brinkmann worked in the formal verification group at Infineon Technologies in Munich. Previously, at Siemens, he conducted industrial research projects on formal verification at the company's Corporate Research Labs in the U.S. and Germany. He began his career in the systems verification group at Siemens Public Communication Networks, and later focused on hardware emulation, formal verification and systems-on-a-chip design.

Dr. Raik Brinkmann holds a Diplom Informatiker (equivalent to a master's degree in computer science) from the Clausthal Technical University, Germany and a Dr.-Ing. (equivalent to a Ph.D. degree) from the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany.


Oliver Habeck

Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer

Oliver Habeck, expert in the financial management of both emerging and established international companies, joined OneSpin Solutions in January 2006. He is responsible for managing the company's FP&A, including operations, human resources, and IT. Habeck has more than 16 years of experience in finance and controlling in management positions in high-tech industries.

Prior to his appointment as finance and administration director, Habeck served as Controller at NTT DoCoMo Laboratories Europe. Previously, he held management positions in Finance & Controlling at the German subsidiaries of BroadVision and Gemplus.

Oliver Habeck received his master degree in business administration from the University of Regensburg, Germany in 1995.


Dominik Strasser

Vice President Engineering

Dominik Strasser, co-founder of OneSpin Solutions, was named VP Engineering in June 2012. He has a track record of 20+ years in engineering management and engineering.

Since 2005 he headed the development of OneSpin's flagship product 360DV. Prior to OneSpin, Strasser led the formal verification development group at Infineon Technologies in Munich. Previously, at Siemens, he led industrial research projects on formal verification and industrial computing at the company's Corporate Research Lab in Germany. He began his career in the compiler department of Siemens Nixdorf doing C and C++ compilers for Unix and mainframe operating systems.

Dominik Strasser holds a Diplom-Informatiker (equivalent to a master's degree in computer science) from the Munich Technical University, Germany.


Brett Cline

Senior Vice President of Sales

Brett Cline, Senior Vice President of Sales at OneSpin Solutions, is an EDA veteran who has held a range of technical, sales, and marketing roles throughout more than 25 years in the industry. Brett joined the team at OneSpin in May 2019 to manage the company’s rapidly expanding sales channel and to further accelerate growth, particularly in the realm of SystemC, his longtime focus and passion.

Brett’s broad skillset includes deep technical knowledge cultivated in his early career as an application engineer. He quickly discovered a keen instinct for business development and climbed the ranks in marketing and sales management. Prior to joining the team at OneSpin, Brett was Senior Group Director of Customer Engagement and Solutions at Cadence Design Systems and Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Forte Design Systems. Brett has been involved with the mergers or acquisitions of six companies, including the integration of CynApps and Chronology to form Forte, which was ultimately acquired by Cadence.

Brett holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Northeastern University in Boston. When he is not traveling the world and working closely with customers, he can usually be found golfing, running, or watching hockey. Brett lives in Boston, Massachusetts.


Rob van Blommestein

Head of Marketing

Rob van Blommestein, Head of Marketing at OneSpin Solutions, has more than 20 years of experience in EDA and marketing. He is responsible for the Company’s global marketing strategy and to further market share growth. Rob has a demonstrated history of success establishing brands and growing business within the industry.

Prior to joining OneSpin, Rob served as Vice President of Marketing at Oski Technology, a formal verification services company, and S2C, a FPGA prototyping solutions provider. He was the Director of Corporate Marketing at Jasper Design Automation where he played a pivotal role in establishing the brand and accelerating growth before the company was acquired by Cadence Design Systems. Rob also worked as the Director of Marketing for Novas Software which was acquired by Synopsys.

Rob holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing from San Jose State University where he graduated Magnum Cum Laude. Rob is an avid skier, golfer, and tennis player but can usually be found coaching his son in baseball and basketball, and daughter in soccer and volleyball.

 

 


Vladislav Palfy

Director of Application Engineering

Vladislav Palfy, Director of Application Engineering at OneSpin Solutions, has 10 years of experience in EDA in field application engineering and management. Vladislav joined the team in 2015 and is responsible for leading a multinational team of engineers that support OneSpin’s existing and future customers.

Vladislav has deep technical knowledge from working as a field application engineer and has been keeping his technical skills sharp throughout his transition into management. He has a passion for driving customers to success and cultivating the support philosophy within his team that sets OneSpin apart in the EDA world. Prior to joining the team at OneSpin, Vladislav was a team lead and methodology engineer at Methods2Business.

Vladislav holds a Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Novi Sad. When not on a customer visit, he devotes his time to family, sports and volunteering with a charity organization.


Shaun Giebel

Director of Product Management

Shaun Giebel, Director Product Management at OneSpin Solutions, is an EDA veteran who has held a range of technical and product management roles with a focus in the formal verification space. Shaun joined the team at OneSpin in Nov 2019 to manage the company’s rapidly expanding product offerings and define the product strategy across OneSpin's entire portfolio of IC integrity solutions. 

Shaun has extensive experience in product planning with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. He is skilled in Agile product management, EDA, and hardware verification with a focus on driving continuous improvement processes and Agile methodologies across software development teams. 

Prior to joining the OneSpin team, Shaun managed product direction and applications engineering at Jasper Design Automation until the company was acquired by Cadence Design Systems. He served as a Product Engineering Director at Cadence.

He holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degree from Villanova University.