micromechanical polysilicon gear train SmallTech Extended Team Profile

Neha Choksi, MSEE

Ms. Choksi earned an MS in Electrical Engineering with a MEMS specialization from Stanford University and a BS in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics from Vanderbilt University. Ms. Choksi is a Founding Member of SmallTech Consulting, and has a wide-ranging technical and business experience that includes jobs as the Director of Product Engineering at Silicon Microstructures, Inc., as an Engineering Manager and a Director of Business Development for startups and premier firms, and as a Strategic Management Business Analyst at McKinsey & Company. Neha has experience with commercialization, new product introduction (NPI), design controls, advanced product quality planning (APQP), ISO9001/TS16949 requirements and implementation, key performance indicators (KPI), and vendor audits.

Ms. Choksi has also taught a course on Nanofabrication at Foothill College *Introduction to Nanotechnology and is active in multiple IEEE chapters including serving as treasurer of the San Francisco Bay Area Nanotechnology Council and past treasurer of IEEE Women in Engineering.  She has published technically, and enjoys working to balance market/business and technical perspectives.




MEMS fabrication
Business strategy
Vendor sourcing and qualification
Prototyping and commercialization
New product introduction (NPI)
Advanced product quality planning (APQP)
Iso9001/TS16949 requirements and implementation
Key performance indicators (KPI)
Vendor audits
Project management

Specific areas:

Piezoresistive devices
MEMS and Nanotechnology


MS, EE: Stanford University
BE, EECS: Vanderbilt University
BS, Mathematics: Vanderbilt University