Twenty-five years experience in microelectronics and optics research and development in the U.S. and in Europe. Record of visionary innovation in semiconductor device fabrication, micro-optics, optoelectronic packaging, integrated optoelectronic systems, display technology, and parallel computing architectures, underpinned by command over a wide and interdisciplinary base of skills. Strong record of scholarly publication and worldwide reputation in technology community. Leadership roles in high-profile, U.S.- and E.U.-based, government- and industry-funded, technology program development and implementation. Demonstrated ability in developing new enabling technologies into competitive product applications. Extensive intellectual property development and litigation support experience at the highest levels. Strong, results-oriented management and leadership skills.