Aashish Chourey joined Quantum Design in 2010. Previous to joining Quantum Design, Mr. Chourey spent 18 years as a sales lead in the superconducting magnet system industry. His most recent position was Sales and Marketing Director at American Magnetics Inc. where he was responsible for developing their worldwide distribution network. He played an active role in the evolution of the MAxes vector field magnet systems for research in Spintronics, as well as initializing an R&D 100 award-winning DOE program for Thermo Magnetic Processing in collaboration with the Material Science Group at ORNL, the EATON Corporation and the Ajax TOCCO Corporation. Mr. Chourey has a background in developing sales teams for a wide range of scientific and analytical instrumentation, and has a PhD in Physics from Mumbai University in the area of High Tc superconducting thin films.