Meet the Senior Management Team

Dr. Tongtong Zhu

CEO & Founder

Tongtong serves as CEO & Co-Founder at Porotech where he 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 and a diverse background of physics, electronics, engineering and materials science, and many years’ experience in the field of III-nitride semiconductor materials and devices since 2008. With deep expertise in materials deposition techniques, and multidisciplinary skills in the development of material science and device applications across a range of fields, he has developed numerous new materials and structure production processes whilst progressing the general community understanding of the science of materials growth.

Prof. Rachel Oliver

CSO & Co-Founder

Rachel is a Professor in Materials Science at the Department of Materials Science, University of 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.

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 Technology

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).