Manager of Technology Strategy & Open Innovationat
Samsung Research America
Dr. Hyun Sik (Stephen) Chae is a manager of Technology Strategy and Open Innovation at Samsung Research America.
His current role in Samsung is to identify and provide insight on technology trends and future business opportunities, establish strategic collaboration and partnerships with universities and companies, with a focus on display technology.
Before his current position, he worked for three years in Samsung as a staff research engineer developing next generation display materials in Boston.
Prior to joining Samsung, he was senior researcher working on novel advanced organic electronic display materials and devices at Nitto Denko Technical Corp for 10 years in San Diego.
Dr. Neetu Chopra
Emerging Display Technologistat
Neetu Chopra has been working in the OLED display field for the last 14+ years. She currently works at Apple as an Emerging Display Technologist. Before Apple she worked at Kateeva for six years where she helped to commercialize TFE inkjet printing for AMOLED displays and led the team for pixel printing for displays. In her role she extensively collaborated with display manufacturers as well as material vendors to execute DEMOs as well as evaluate new materials/applications for inkjet technology. Before Kateeva she worked at Plextronics where she was part of the device team establishing test vehicles and methodologies for qualifying OLED materials. Dr. Chopra holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Polymer Science and Chemical Technology from Delhi College of Engineering, and a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Florida at Gainesville. She is active in display community as a committee member of the Society of Information Displays (SID) and OLED association.
Dr. Mike Hack
VP of Business Developmentat
Universal Display Corporation
Dr. Michael Hack, is Vice-President of Business Development at Universal Display Corporation. He is responsible for developing and commercializing advanced high efficiency next generation OLED products, with a special focus on flexible display applications and solid-state lighting. Prior to joining UDC in 1999, he was associated with dpiX, a Xerox Company, where he was responsible for manufacturing flat panel displays and digital medical imaging products based on amorphous silicon TFT technology. Dr. Hack received his Ph. D. degree from Cambridge University, England in 1981 and in 2007 Dr. Hack was elected a Fellow of the Society for Information Display. In 2014 Dr. Hack was nominated to serve on the board of the U.S. OLED Lighting Coalition to promote the advancement and commercialization of OLED lighting.
Soojin Park, PhD.
Soojin Park, PhD., worked as a senior process engineer at Apple, Inc. Prior to joining Apple, she worked for Samsung SDI where she led fluorescence and phosphorescence OLED material design and device development for mobile applications and LITI patterning process for mid-size OLED products in the R&D center. While at Samsung Mobile Display (SMD) and Samsung Display Corp. (SDC) , she was a principal engineer in the OLED TV product team, driving solution processed device optimization and OLED TV panel development using an evaporation process for manufacturing. Soojin received her Ph.D in quantum chemistry from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science Technology (KAIST) and her MBA from the Sloan Fellows Program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Dr. Homer Antoniadis
For more than 25 years my career has been focused on the development and management of hardware products and processes in the fields of consumer electronics, displays, lighting, photovoltaics and advanced electronic materials. I specialize in scaling and developing technologies to mass manufacturing with notable examples in displays and photovoltaics. I held leadership positions at ISF Incubator, Kateeva, DuPont, Innovalight, Osram, HP, and Xerox, and served on several national and international boards.
J. Norman Bardsley
J. Norman Bardsley, PhD., is a consultant to industry, government and academia on flat panel displays and solid-state lighting, with special focus on organic and printed electronics. Norman received an M.A. in mathematics from Cambridge University and a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from the University of Manchester in England. He began his career as Professor of Physics at the University of Pittsburgh, leading a research group in atomic, molecular and plasma physics. Since then he has been Strategic Business Development Manager in the Information Technology Division at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Director of Roadmaps and Standards at the US Display Consortium (USDC) and Director of Display Technology for DisplaySearch. His current activities are centered upon diffuse lighting based on solid-state technology (OLEDs and embedded LEDs).
Dr. Kris Krishnamurthy
Executive Advisor, Technology and Business - Former Director of Research and Developmentat
Dr. Sundaram (Kris) Krishnamurthy is a globally recognized scientist and executive, with extensive experience in the Management of Technology and Business. He has over 30 years of experience in leading diverse technical organizations to deliver in material research and development, intellectual property, and business. He is a strategic advisor for global corporations for Technology and Business. He serves on the Advisory Committee of OLED World Summit.
During his successful career at Eastman Kodak Company for over 30 years, Krishnamurthy led organizations that consistently delivered highly innovative and successful products and was responsible for several hundreds of granted US Patents. In the most recent role before retirement, he served as the Director of R&D for OLED Materials, where he was responsible for starting an active OLED Material R&D program from the ground, integrating research, commercialization, and intellectual property. The program blossomed into highly profitable OLED Material business. Prior to this he held a variety of executive leadership positions at Kodak, in photographic imaging materials area including Senior Research Laboratory Head for Imaging Materials, Chairman of the Corporate Chemistry Council to oversee the world-wide material chain from R&D to manufacturing along with support functions. He managed several collaborative programs with external companies and was a key member of IP committee.
OLED Association (OLED-A)
As managing director of the OLED Association, Barry Young addresses such issues as the development of industry standards for OLED display and lighting, promotion of the technology and the resolution of industry-wide technical issues. He serves as CEO of Young Market Research, where he produces a comprehensive report on the LED supply chain, characterizing the 100+ LED producers in terms of reactors, wafers, die capacity, yielded die and die revenue. The report featured an analysis of the MOPCVD tool makers. He is also working with a group of suppliers to establish the first US-based manufacturer for OLED lighting. Barry was a featured speaker at the16th CLSA Investors’ Forum and the World Knowledge Forum in Korea. A founder and longtime principal, senior advisor and consultant with research firm DisplaySearch, Young is a leading authority on OLEDs and flexible displays, has visited and consulted with most OLED manufacturers around the world. Young’s work has been published in many technical journals and he has spoken extensively around the world about the display industry.