The team

Junji Adachi

Junji Adachi

Co-founder, CEO

Experienced engineer and manager with 30+ years of experience in industry commercializing cleantech and OLED materials at Panasonic. Extensive experience incubating and collaborating with materials startups. B.S. Osaka University, Visiting Researcher, M.I.T.

Akira Minakuchi

Akira Minakuchi

Co-founder, CFO

Experienced global venture capitalist with extensive investment and board experience with Silicon Valley, Asian and Japanese startups. B.A. Law, Meiji University.

Nicholas E. Brathwaite

Nicholas E. Brathwaite

Outside Director

An experienced technical manager, former CTO of Flextronics and a founding member of nChip. The current Executive Managing Director of Walden Riverwood Capital and Founding Partner of Riverwood Capital. Holds an M.Sc. In Polymer Science Engineering from University of Waterloo.

Tsuyoshi Sakamoto

Tsuyoshi Sakamoto

Outside Director

Experienced university–industry alliance coordinator and venture capitalist with a focus on university spin-offs. Holds a B.S. and MBA from Kyushu University.

Hisashi Okada

Hisashi Okada

CTO

A passionate and knowledgeable OLED materials expert that initiated and led Fujifilm’s OLED IP portfolio (sold for over $100 million in 2012) and held development and management positions at AIRI, Samsung Display and Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT).

Dr. Chihaya Adachi

Dr. Chihaya Adachi

Co-Founder and Scientific Advisor

World renowned innovator in OLED technology. Inventor and primary author in each generation of OLED technology. D. Eng. Materials Science, Kyushu University, Post Doctoral Fellow, Princeton University. Distinguished Professor at Kyushu University.

Jeff Greene

Jeff Greene

General Counsel

Highly experienced litigator and corporate transactional matters expert, with multidisciplinary education spanning Physics, Mathematics, Law and more.