We are engineers, artists and adventurers. We are passionate to expand the spectrum of light. Our team drives relentlessly to create the smallest displays that make a big impact.
We believe in fresh, bold ideas. We work to blend visual aesthetics and information processing that delivers rich and captivating moments.
We encourage knowledge based problem-solving. We constantly challenge, model, compute and test our visions to find the best way forward.
We empower sharing and collaborating. We come to work with diversity and openness to make things brighter, smarter with the utmost clarity.
Before joining Compound Photonics, the members of our leadership team spent decades at the forefront of electronic display and semiconductor technologies— playing instrumental roles to push the industry advancement with their unique visions and can do spirit.
Executive Chairman and CEO
Dr. Stephen Woo is chief executive officer of Compound Photonics. Stephen brings his over three decades of scientific background and broad range of experience in semiconductor industry to define and guide Compound Photonicsʼ strategy in development of new technologies and the companyʼs long-term opportunities. Under his tenure, Compound Photonics has advanced its design and engineering leadership in worldwide ultra-small display innovations.
Prior to his role as CEO in Compound Photonics, Stephen was President of Samsung Electronics where he was responsible for Samsungʼs global system semiconductor business. Before that, Stephen served several technical management roles in Texas Instruments and AT&T Bell Laboratories. Stephen holds a Ph.D degree in Computer Science from University of Maryland, College Park.
VP of Product Development
Edmund Passon serves as the Product Development leader at Compound Photonics overseeing design and engineering activities since 2012. Additionally, Ed drives the companywide technical and product roadmaps working with industry leaders to enable world class, compelling display systems for current and emerging applications.
Ed has been developing technology for 30 years spanning multiple industries and disciplines including Electro-Optical-Mechanical design, project architecture and Business Development. Prior to joining Compound Photonics, Ed held senior engineering and business development positions at InFocus, Philips, Oerlikon and Omnivision where he led teams designing systems for consumer products.
VP of Operations
Richard Jackson oversees Compound Photonicsʼ Operations, manufacturing and supply chain. He plays a key role to drive the success of manufacture engineering for new products from prototyping to volume production. In addition, Richard is responsible for design and implementation of the companyʼs strategic plans to drive extensive and sustainable growth. Richard has 20 plus years of experience in supplying high volume components to customers including leading mobile phone manufacturers.
Prior to joining Compound Photonics, Richard was the Director of Wafer Fab Operations for Europeʼs largest Gallium Arsenide fab and held multiple positions of increasing responsibility covering manufacturing, engineering and procurement at RFMD and Fujitsu.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Brian Bolger is CFO at Compound Photonics. In this role, Brian is responsible for the overall strategy to commercialize the companyʼs technology through innovative products and solutions. Brian is a member of the company’s executive committee, helping to drive Compound Photonicsʼ overall global corporate development to align with the companyʼs strategy of growth.
Before joining Compound Photonics full time, Brian had a career in finance, most recently as a Partner at Kew Capital LLP, an advisor to a multi-billion dollar privately held group with multiple technology investments. Prior to that he was Managing Director, Emerging Markets Group at Credit Suisse in London, United Kingdom.
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