Peter J. Sprague, Chairman of
Mr. Sprague has been Chairman of the Board since August 1998.
From 1965 to 1995, he served as Chairman of National Semiconductor
Corporation. Currently, Mr. Sprague also serves as Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer of Wave Systems Corporation, a designer
of proprietary micro-circuitry to facilitate fee-based transmission
of data over the Internet to personal computers (www.wave.com).
Mr. Sprague also serves on the board of EnLighten Software Solutions,
Inc. He holds a B.A. in Political Science from Yale University
and an Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree from Babson College.
Kenneth P. Fay, President, Chief
Executive Officer, and Director
Mr. Fay was appointed President, CEO and Director of Silicon Film
in May 2000. Mr. Fay joined the Company as Chief Operating Officer
in February 2000 from the Eastman Kodak Company. Formerly, Mr.
Fay served as Vice President, Digital and Applied Imaging, and
as the executive director of Chinon Industries, Kodak's digital
manufacturing subsidiary in Nagano, Japan. Mr. Fay was responsible
for all operations and manufacturing at Chinon's facilities, which
produce several hundred thousand digital cameras each year. He
also led the team that established Kodak's first wholly-owned
manufacturing company in China, and was General Manager of Kodak
Electronic Products (Shanghai), Ltd. Prior to that time, Mr. Fay
helped design and develop digital cameras for Kodak Japan, Ltd.
He has almost twenty years experience in various management, engineering
and operations roles at Kodak. Mr. Fay holds a B.S.E.E. Degree
from Tulane University, and an M.B.A. from the University of Rochester.
Thomas M. Kelly, Director, Chief
Dr. Kelly has been a Director of the Company and Chief Technical
Advisor since its organization in August 1998. From 1968 until
his retirement in early 1998, Dr. Kelly held various technical
and management positions with Eastman Kodak Company. Most recently,
he served as Director of Kodak's Digital Products Center, General
Manager of all Digital Capture Products, and General Manager of
Digital Camera Products. From 1988 to 1993, Dr. Kelly served as
Vice President and Director of Kodak's Research and Development
Center in Japan. Dr. Kelly led the development of Kodak's initial
digital cameras and worked closely with Apple Computer on the
launch of the first consumer digital camera. He also served as
the Operations Manager for Kodak's Microelectronics Technology
Division. Dr. Kelly holds a Ph.D. in Physics from Wayne State
University, and a B.S. in Physics from LeMoyne College.
Yaacov Ben-Yaacov, Director
Mr. Ben-Yaacov joined the Board of Silicon Film in April 2000.
Mr. Ben-Yaacov is one of the founders and current CEO of Yazam,
a company focused on accelerating technology-based start-up companies
through a successful business implementation. Mr. Ben-Yaacov was
one of the founders of PictureVision and served as the company's
CTO from January 1995 until November 1999. During this time Mr.
Ben-Yaacov was key in building the company into the dominant provider
of digital photofinishing products and services over the Internet.
Prior to founding PictureVision, Mr. Ben-Yaacov was Vice President
of the international projects division of Applicom Systems. He
holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science Engineering from Jerusalem
College of Technology.
Robert I. Webber, Director
Mr. Webber has been a Director of the Company since its organization
in August 1998. From August 1998 until May 2000, Mr. Webber was
the President and CEO of Silicon Film. Mr. Webber is currently
President and a Director of MindArrow Systems, Inc. (OTC: ARRW),
which creates and delivers interactive, multimedia communications
over the Internet. Formerly, Mr. Webber was President, COO and
Director of Inari Inc. (formerly Intelogis), a Novell spin-off,
that develops and sells power line networking products for the
OEM and consumer market. Prior to running Intelogis, Mr. Webber
worked for McKinsey & Company, Inc., a leading international management
consulting firm. At McKinsey, he served clients in the electronics,
consumer products, and high-tech industries. Mr. Webber also practiced
corporate and securities law with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher
& Flom in Los Angeles, California. Mr. Webber holds a B.A. in
International Relations from BYU, a J.D. from Columbia Law School,
and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Douglas E. Howe, Chief Marketing
Mr. Howe joined the Company as Chief Marketing Officer in August
1999. Mr. Howe brings to Silicon Film extensive consumer electronics
marketing expertise from several years in management, marketing
and product development in the camera industry. Most recently,
he served as President of Vivitar Corporation, a $125 million
global camera and consumer electronics business, where he orchestrated
a restructuring of that company. Previously, Mr. Howe was Vice
President of Marketing and Research in the $250 million photo
products division of Olympus America, Inc. Mr. Howe's camera industry
experience also includes work as a General Manager in the Electronic
Imaging Division of Nikon, Inc. Before Nikon, he worked in the
consumer electronics industry as a Sales Manager and Director
of Marketing for the pay and cable TV divisions of General Electric
and Oak Communications, respectively. He received an M.B.A. from
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and a B.A. in
Languages from Defiance College, Defiance, Ohio.
J. Bruce Totty,
Co-Founder and Sr. Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Mr. Totty has been vice president of sales and marketing since the
company's organization in August 1998. Prior, he served as Irvine
Sensors Corporation’s vice president of corporate marketing and
sales. In this role he developed and executed the strategy to create
and fund new business enterprises from Irvine Sensors's core technologies,
Silicon Film Technologies is the third company in that strategy.
Mr. Totty joined Irvine Sensors in April 1994 as manager of business
development. Prior to joining Irvine Sensors, Mr. Totty held positions
as marketing manager and member of the technical staff at Harris
Corporation and General Motors' Hughes Electronics. Mr. Totty also
ran the sales division of Photo Sonics, an industry leader in providing
high-speed (16, 35, and 70mm) film camera equipment to the medical,
entertainment, and automotive markets. He holds a bachelor of science
degree in engineering from the University of Florida.
James Alexiou, Director
Mr. Alexiou is a co-founder of Irvine Sensors Corporation and has
served as ISC's Chairman since its inception in 1974. He also served
as ISC's President from 1974 until September 1992 and its Chief
Executive Officer from 1974 until he retired from that position
in September 1994. Mr. Alexiou also serves as Chairman of the Board
of MicroSensors, Inc. and Novalog, Inc., subsidiaries of ISC. Mr.
Alexiou holds a B.S. in Business Management and an M.A. in Economics
from Boston University.
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