Ralph Richart is Tempo Automation’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Ralph has a wealth of experience in the quick-turn PCB and electronics manufacturing space, having served in the industry for nearly three decades.
Prior to joining Tempo, Ralph was Director of Manufacturing at Advanced Circuits, a printed circuit board manufacturer. While there, he oversaw the company's largest manufacturing operation, including the development of new processes and products in collaboration with management, sales, production and engineering teams.
Before Advanced Circuits, Ralph was President at Coastal Circuits, a manufacturer of high-technology quick-turn printed circuit boards. He spent more than 23 years at the company, which was acquired by Advanced Circuits in 2015. Ralph holds a B.A. in economics from Skidmore College and has served as Club President for FORCE North, a competitive youth soccer program that serves children from 4 to 18 years old throughout the San Francisco Peninsula.