Shimura Masayuki joins Quantum Science
19.09.2023 - The new commercialization director will oversee the company’s activities to drive further growth for its quantum dot materials.
Based in Japan – a key region for imaging and sensing technology development and manufacture – Mr Masayuki brings a wealth of industry experience, including more than forty years of expertise in CMOS image sensor design, camera system development, and new imaging technology research.
Before joining the business side, he held senior leadership positions at companies including Sony Semiconductor Solutions, Huawei, and SK Hynix, and has eighty publications including seventy patents.
Mr Masayuki’s appointment follows the expansion of Quantum Science’s operations in Japan last year when the business signed a distribution deal with Nishimura Chemitech, bringing its Infiq quantum dots to major semiconductor businesses.
Commenting on the appointment, Dr Hao Pang, CEO and founder of Quantum Science, said: “Shimura-san’s experience means he has an excellent understanding of our customers and markets. He will make an invaluable addition to our team. As our infrared quantum dot technology rapidly approaches consumer markets, appointing a commercialization director with the level of expertise that Mr Masayuki has underlines our commitment to providing the best in QD materials, technologies and solutions for our valuable customers and I know he will excel in driving growth for the business.”
Further reading: Stuart Stubbs: How the hidden quantum realm reveals the invisible, PhotonicsViews 22(6), December 2022 / January 2023, pp. 38 – 41; DOI: 10.1002/phvs.202200046 • Quantum Science achieves leading device performance for lead-free SWIR, WileyIndustryNews.com, 2 August 2022