Kyulux Announces Addition of Dr. Chris Brown to Management Team as VP of Products

Christopher Brown to lead product development and delivery efforts for Kyulux ahead of first commercial deployments of TADF and Hyperfluorescence.

BOSTON, Mass. USA, and Fukuoka, Japan June 8, 2017 – Kyulux, Inc., a world leader in next generation of organic light emitting diode (OLED) technology, today announced the addition of Dr. Chris Brown to its executive management team.  In his role as Vice President of Products at Kyulux, Dr. Brown will be responsible for coordinating all global R&D, product development, and product delivery efforts.  He will oversee expanded R&D operations in Fukuoka and Boston and report directly to Dr. Christopher Savoie, CEO.

Dr. Brown comes to Kyulux from Kateeva, a leading provider of OLED manufacturing equipment, where he was Vice President of Process Engineering. In this role, he led the Process Group’s OLED RGB program while managing device fabrication, testing, metrology, safety and demo activities as well as providing technical support for key customer accounts.  Dr. Brown began his career at the Eastman Kodak Company where he contributed to and led a number of successful Photographic and OLED material commercialization programs.  Following Kodak, he managed OLED product development programs at Plextronics (acquired by Solvay) as Director of Material Technology.  Dr. Brown has been granted 31 US patents, has 34 publications, and has delivered numerous presentations spanning a variety of printed electronics applications. Dr. Brown is also a member of the Society for Information Display OLED Committee that organizes the OLED technical sessions for Display Week each year.

Dr. Christopher Savoie, CEO of Kyulux, said, “We are extremely pleased to announce the addition of Chris Brown to our global management team.  As we prepare to launch the first commercial TADF and Hyperfluorescence products in the coming year, Christopher’s experience driving OLED development teams to productization, and his track record with customer deliveries and support, will increase our ability to rapidly deliver on product requirements and service our customers.”

Dr. Brown stated, “I am very excited with this new role as VP of Products at Kyulux.  I have for a long time been a close observer and fan of TADF and Hyperfluorescence technology and, in this expanded role, I will be able to apply my experience in OLED commercialization to this exciting and disruptive technology.  I am honored to have been chosen to lead such a talented global group of accomplished OLED scientists in the USA and Japan.”

Prof. Chihaya Adachi, inventor of TADF technology, Kyulux co-founder and ex officio board member commented, “I look forward to working with Chris Brown in the commercial roll out of this important technology.  Chris is well respected in the display industry and I have had the pleasure of serving on various international committees with him in recent years.  Chris knows OLED science very well and his experience and understanding will accelerate our development of TADF materials.”

ABOUT KYULUX

Kyulux is a leader in developing and delivering the next generation of organic light emitting diode (OLED) technology, TADF. Kyulux develops and sells TADF and Hyperfluorescence based OLED materials and solutions to manufacturers in the display and lighting industries.

Founded in 2015, the Company currently owns or has exclusive, co-exclusive or sole license rights to a large TADF intellectual property portfolio developed over the past seven years at Kyushu University and its industrial partners. Kyulux also enjoys an exclusive license to cutting-edge deep learning–based artificial intelligence technology for chemical discovery developed at Harvard University.

Kyulux is based in Fukuoka, Japan, with an advanced research and development center in Boston, Massachusetts.  For further information please visit:  www.kyulux.com

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