Meet the Senior Management Team

Dr. Tongtong Zhu

CEO & Founder

Tongtong serves as CEO & Founder and leads technology development and business operations through his vision to champion MicroLED innovations to the global market adoption. Tongtong has a PhD in Materials Science from Cambridge University, a diverse background of physics, electronics, engineering and materials science, 15+ years’ experience in the field of III-nitride semiconductor materials and devices, and has developed numerous new materials and structure production processes whilst progressing the general community understanding of the science of materials growth.

Tudor Brown

Advisor

Tudor is a veteran of the electronics sector – co-founded ARM in 1990, became COO and broke through $1bn revenues. He then moved into a President of ARM and became, “spokesman, presenter, negotiator, Government Relations and Ambassador.” Since 2013, he embarked as non-executive Board Directors of SMIC, Marvell Semiconductor, Lenovo, Xperi (EMS), Garrison (Cyber-Security) and Ceres Power (Fuel Cell).

Prof. Rachel Oliver FREng FIMMM

CSO & Co-Founder

Rachel is a Professor in Materials Science at the Department of Materials Science, University of Cambridge and a fellow of Robinson College, Cambridge. She is also the Director of the Cambridge Centre for Gallium Nitride (GaN). She has led several EPSRC and ERC grants including large international collaborations and industry-funded projects. She is a member of the UKNC management committee and the Internal Strategy Committee of the National III-V Centre. Rachel has been named one of the Top 50 Women in Engineering 2020 and being recognised for her work on sustainable lighting based on nitride light emitting diodes (LEDs).

Dr. Yingjun Liu

CTO & Co-Founder

Yingjun was trained as a physical chemist and mechanical engineer, with a PhD in Materials Science. He has more than 15 years experience on advanced materials development projects with world leading materials companies, emerging SMEs and top research institutes. His career started from OLED, and during the time in Cambridge organised technology transfer projects on scale-up processes to industrial partners. He has been involved in development of high throughput inspection and fabrication methodology throughout his career.

Helen Adams

Chief Commercial Officer

Helen has an impressive track record of success in technology sales and sales management in the semiconductor industry. During Helen’s 11 years at Cambridge-based chip designer Arm, she rose through the ranks to become Vice President of Sales for Europe and the Asia Pacific region – leading a team delivering $1 billion annual sales revenue.

Dr. Kunal Kashyap

VP Display & Head of Taiwan

Kunal has a PhD in Nanotechnology and joins the company with many years of product development and project management experience on Mini- and Micro-LEDs, Displays and III-V sensors at EPISTAR (one of the world’s largest LED manufacturers).

Dr. Dandan Zhu

VP Engineering

Dandan has >15 years of experience in GaN materials and devices and a proven track record in commercial exploitation of innovative technologies that spanned R&D, engineering, sales and marketing. Dandan holds both BE and MS from Tsinghua University, and a PhD in Materials Science from the University of Cambridge. She developed the large-scale GaN-on-Si technology and co-founded CamGaN with Professor Sir Colin Humphreys – Founding Director of the Cambridge Centre for GaN, which was acquired by Plessey Semiconductors in 2012.