Narbeh Derhacobian

Chief Executive Officer

Narbeh joined GuRu recently as its CEO. Narbeh has over 25 years of experience in leading-edge technology companies. From 2007 to 2020, he was the President and CEO of Adesto Technologies (Nasdaq: IOTS), a company he co-founded in 2007. Narbeh led Adesto from its founding and early financing rounds to IPO. Adesto was acquired by Dialog Semiconductor in 2020 for enterprise value of over $500M. Prior to its merger with Dialog Semiconductor, Adesto had over 2,000 customers in industrial, consumer, communication, and medical segments at an annual revenue run rate of $120M/year. Under Narbeh’s leadership, Adesto was selected as a Red Herring Top 100 North America winner for 2014 and was recognized as the Top Emerging Growth Company of 2019 by the Association of Corporate Growth in Silicon Valley. Narbeh’s prior experience includes senior management roles at Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.(Nasdaq: AMD), Virage Logic Corporation (Nasdaq: VIRL), Cswitch, and Silicon Storage Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:SSTI). He is currently the CEO of Parabellum Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: PRBM), a SPAC focused on IoT hardware and software companies. Narbeh has over 50 issued patents in the area of semiconductor devices. He holds a Ph.D. in physics from UCLA (1992) and an M.B.A. from the San Jose State University (1999).