Meet the 2020 Speaker Lineup

Additional speakers will be added as their information is received.

  • Junji Adachi

    CEO Kyulux Inc.

    Junji Adachi, CEO, Kyulux Inc.– Experienced engineer and manager with 30+ years of experience in industry commercializing fuel cell organic photovoltaic and OLED materials at Panasonic.  Extensive experience incubating and collaborating with nanomaterials startups,  B.S. Osaka University, Visiting Researcher, M.I.T., Professional Engineer JPN (MOT, ICT)

  • Dr. Michael Boroson

    Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder OLEDWorks LLC

    Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of OLEDWorks, Dr. Michael Boroson brings OLED device expertise that spans from research and development to commercialization and manufacturing. As CTO, Michael sets technology strategy, defines and demonstrates product architectures, drives process improvement through technology transfer. He is the technical liaison for strategic development partnerships in the supply chain; an industry leader accelerating the evaluation and implementation of new technologies for improved performance and next generation products.

  • Amal Gosh

    COO eMagin

    Speaker Biography Coming Soon!

  • Dr. Mike Hack

    VP of Business Development 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.

  • Sid Harikrishna-Mohan

    Director of Display Research Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC)

    Siddharth Harikrishna-Mohan (Sid) is the Director of Display Research at Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC). Before joining DSCC, Sid was Senior Manager at Kateeva where he led the R&D work on ink jet printing (IJP) of quantum dots for color conversion applications. In this role, he worked closely with Chemistry, Engineering, Sales, Marketing, Customer Support and built key relationships with panel makers. Prior to Kateeva, Sid worked at Universal Display Corporation (UDC) from 2008 to 2017 where he progressed to the ranks of an R&D Team Leader. During his 9-years at UDC, he worked on conducting research and development activities relating to next-generation OLED technologies for both displays and lighting products. Sid has a MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and is currently working on an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is listed as an inventor and co-inventor in more than 40 patents issued and pending worldwide.

  • David Hsieh

    Senior Director, Displays Omdia

    Mr. David Hsieh is Senior Director within Omdia research, under the Informa Tech group. Omdia is the ex-IHS technology group. Mr. Hsieh joined IHS in November 2014, when IHS acquired DisplaySearch, a leader in primary research and forecasting on the global display market. At DisplaySearch, he served as vice president of the greater China market. He is a noted expert in TFT, LCD and OLED value chain research and analysis throughout display industry globally.

    Prior to DisplaySearch, he was a key account manager at HannStar Display, a leading TFT LCD manufacturer. Before that, he spent five years as production planner and production engineer at HannStar's TFT LCD module line and Hitachi Kaohsiung's STN LCD module line.

    Mr. Hsieh has a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from Chung-Yuan Christian University, Taiwan, and a Masters of Business Administration from Preston University, Wyoming, United States. 

    David Hsieh is the most known and representative analyst and speaker in the display industry, including LCD, OLED, Micro LED and Mini LED, especially on his profound experience about the display cycle and the emerging display technologies as well as new applications.

  • Adam Kablanian

    CEO CYNORA

    Adam joined CYNORA in May 2019 to lead the company's transition from R&D to commercialization.

    A seasoned technology CEO, Adam's forte is building successful global companies around disruptive science-based technologies, creating value for customers and shareholders. Previously, he led several Silicon Valley-based public and privately-held companies, where he productized complex technologies and built large infrastructures to support global customers. They include Virage Logic, an embedded memory leader he co-founded and took public before it was acquired by Synopsys. He also led PlasmaSi, an OLED encapsulation company when OLED displays began to soar ahead of LCDs as the preferred choice for smartphones. PlasmaSi was subsequently acquired by Aixtron.

    Kablanian holds a B.A. in Physics from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University in California.

  • Dr. Ruiqing Ma

    Senior Director of R&D Devices Nanosys Inc.

    Dr. Ruiqing Ma, is Sr. Director of R&D Devices at Nanosys Inc. Prior to joining Nanosys, he worked at Universal Display Corporation as Director of OLED R&D, at Honeywell as Program Manager and at Corning as Senior Research Scientist. Dr. Ma received his Ph. D. degree from the Liquid Crystal Institute at Kent State University in 2000. He has over 90 issued US patents and over 70 publications. Dr. Ma serves in many capacities for Society for Information Display (SID) including Program Chair of DisplayWeek 2020 and Guest Editor of Information Display.

  • Michele Ricks

    Business Development Manager, OLED Technical Marketing EMD Performance Materials Corp., a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

    Michele is currently Business Development Manager, OLED Technical Marketing at EMD Performance Materials Corp., a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, specializing in OLED materials. In this position, she works closely with customers and partners to advance OLED technology for displays and lighting. Michele has 20 years’ experience in the OLED industry, working with manufacturers worldwide. She was an integral member of the team that successfully launched production of the world’s first Active Matrix OLED display, which won the industry’s 2002 Display of the Year Gold Award and the 2003 Silver Award as part of the Kodak LS633 digital camera. Michele has led several commercialization projects, bringing new materials to market. She has led or participated in technology teams focused on OLED stack design, encapsulation and lighting. She holds 20 granted US patents in the areas of OLED materials, processes and device architecture.

  • Ze Yuan, Ph.D.

    R&D director of Advanced Technology Development Royole Corporation

    Ze Yuan is with Royole Corporation, a startup company focusing on flexible electronics technologies and consumer products. He is the R&D director of Advanced Technology Development group at Royole where he is responsible for the company’s efforts on display panel design and technology development of flexible displays and sensors in support of consumer product innovations. He also manages the Frontier Research Center, responsible for delivering the next-node technology development and new technology sourcing.

    Ze has published more than thirty peer-reviewed papers/conference presentations in the field of semiconductor devices and display technologies covering process, device, modeling, and materials, etc. He also holds a portfolio of patents on flexible display technologies and is an active reviewer for several academic societies.

    Ze Yuan received Engineering degree from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, with minor in Material Science and Engineering from Stanford University, Stanford, CA USA.