Yuen will oversee corporate growth, marketing and strategic planning.
SOPOGY NAMES AL YUEN, PH.D. DIRECTOR OF CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT
Most recently Yuen served as General Manager of Coherent Semiconductor (NASDAQ: COHR). Prior to his time at Coherent he was the VP of Sales and Marketing of Emcore Corporation (NASDAQ: EMKR). He also spent 12 years with Hewlett Packard Corporation (NYSE: HP) and recently authored "Bill & Dave's Memos" a book based on the writings of Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard.
Yuen is a seasoned entrepreneur founding 2 Silicon Valley based start-up companies, raising over $30 million in venture financing and taking both start-ups from conception to revenue.
"Al is a very accomplished entrepreneur and is recognized for his ability to establish and preserve company culture while achieving growth and financial excellence. We are excited that someone of his caliber recognizes the value of Sopogy's unique technology and thrilled that he has accepted the challenge to bring our concentrated solar products to market" said Darren T. Kimura, CEO.
Yuen earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Sopogy specializes in the innovative MicroCSP' solar concentrator technology. MicroCSP' brings the economics of large solar energy deployments to the industrial, commercial and utility sectors in a smaller more cost effective package. Please visit www.sopogy.com for more information.
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