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.
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
An experienced technical manager, former CTO of Flextronics and a founding member of nChip. Founding Managing Partner of WRVI Capital and Founding Partner of WRV Capital. Holds an M.Sc. In Polymer Science Engineering from University of Waterloo, Canada.
Experienced university–industry alliance coordinator and venture capitalist with a focus on university spin-offs. Holds a B.S. and MBA from Kyushu University.
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
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.
Highly experienced litigator and corporate transactional matters expert, with multidisciplinary education spanning Physics, Mathematics, Law and more.