Management

Executive Management Team and Board of Directors

Executive Management Team

  • Andrew G. Sculley
    Chief Executive Officer and President

    Andrew G. Sculley, Jr. has served as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and President since June 1, 2008. From 2004 to 2008 Mr. Sculley served as the General Manager of Kodak’s OLED Systems Business Unit and Vice President of Kodak’s Display Business, where he forged a number of alliances with flat panel display manufacturers. From 2001 to 2004, he was the CFO of Kodak’s Display Business. From 2003 to 2006, he served on the Board of Directors of SK Display, a joint venture between Sanyo and Kodak to manufacture active matrix OLED displays. From 1996 to 2001 Mr. Sculley served on as the Manager of Operations, CFO and member of the Board of Directors of Kodak Japan Ltd., where he managed Distribution, Information Technologies, Legal, Purchasing and Finance. Previously, he held positions in strategic planning and finance in Eastman Kodak Company. Mr. Sculley holds an MBA from Carnegie-Mellon University and an MS in physics from Cornell University. He attended Harvard University’s International Senior Management Program while an executive at Kodak.

  • Jeffrey P. Lucas
    Chief Financial Officer

    Jeffrey Lucas was appointed Chief Financial Officer on September 14, 2015.  He has served as a financial executive and consultant for over twenty-five years.  He joined eMagin from the Transfreight companies where he was the chief financial officer and a member of the board of directors.  Previously, Mr. Lucas was a Managing Director of Neptune Advisors LLC, a strategy consulting firm working with closely-held middle market companies.  Mr. Lucas was the chief financial officer of GPX International Tire Corporation, an industrial manufacturing and distribution company with global operations.  Mr. Lucas has also served as the chief financial officer for DS Waters of America, Robotic Vision Systems Inc. (NASDAQ), and Micro Networks Corporation.  He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics from Tufts University and has studied at the London School of Economics.  Mr. Lucas is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst.

  • Olivier Prache
    Senior Vice President, Display Operations, Design and Development

    Olivier Prache was appointed Senior Vice President, Display Operations and Development in February 2005, after previously serving as Vice President of Display Development at eMagin and managing Philips’ LCOS display product development. His current responsibilities encompass managing OLED manufacturing, engineering, microdisplay design, and R&D. Previous work includes program management and development of electronics and packaging for field emissive and active matrix liquid crystal displays. Prior to joining eMagin Corporation (then FED Corporation) in 1995, he had been working for Pixtech in France and OIS Optical Imaging Systems in Troy, MI. He received his Diplôme d’Ingénieur from E.N.S.E.R.G., Grenoble France in 1983. Mr. Prache has published numerous papers in publications such as the IBM Journal of Development, and Proceedings of SID, SPIE, and ISSCC, and holds several patents related to the design of OLED-on-silicon microdisplays.

  • Dr. Amal Ghosh
    Senior Vice President, Research & Development

    Dr. Amal Ghosh is Senior Vice President of Research and Development since 2009 after serving as Vice President of OLED Research and Development at eMagin since 2005. Dr. Ghosh is responsible for improvising and introducing new technologies to eMagin’s microdisplay line of products, managing Government programs and Intellectual Property. Prior to joining eMagin Corporation, Dr. Ghosh was with Eastman Kodak Company involved with OLED display technology and with IBM Corporation, both at the T. J. Watson Research Center and at the Microelectronics Division, where he contributed to numerous programs involving semiconductor technology and LCD displays. In his professional career, he has numerous publications and patents to his credit. Dr. Ghosh has more than 30 years of industrial experience. In 2003 he received SID’s Special Recognition Award for his work in the field of OLEDs and FEDs. In 2009 he received the SID Mid-Atlantic Chapter award for leadership, dedication and service to the chapter and was also elected a Fellow of the society.

    Dr. Ghosh was the President of SID during 2014-2016. He is presently the Past-President and member of the Board of Directors of SID. He obtained a Ph.D. degree in Physics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA in 1985.

  • Steve Costello
    Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships

    Mr. Costello joined eMagin in September 2016 with over 25 years of experience in sales and sales leadership roles with various technology companies. Before joining eMagin he served for 1½ years as VP of Community Development for Aras Corporation, a PLM solutions company, after his previous employer engineering software startup SpaceClaim was acquired by Ansys. Prior to the acquisition Mr. Costello spearheaded all aspects of sales strategy and execution for five years as VP of Sales (Americas). Steve has successfully commercialized military technology in Industrial, Enterprise and Consumer segments with companies that include BAE Systems and DigitalGlobe. Mr. Costello earned his MS in Marketing from Bentley University and BS from Babson College.

  • Doug Hughes
    Vice President, Business Development

    Mr. Hughes was appointed to VP Business Development at eMagin in September 2010 after serving as Senior Director, Legislative Operations at Raytheon Company from 2004 to 2010. Mr. Hughes has an extensive military history; he was Director, Congressional Appropriations Liaison in the Office of the Secretary of the Navy from 2002 to 2004, concurrently served as the Commanding Officer of Naval Station Pearl Harbor and Chief of Staff of Navy Region Hawaii from 1998 to 2000, and he earned his MA in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College in 1989. Mr. Hughes also earned his MS in Management from Salve Regina University in 1989.

  • Ying Shiau
    Vice President of Operations

    Ying Shiau was appointed Vice President of Operations on November 7, 2016.  He has worked in the leadership role in semiconductor R&D, engineering, manufacturing, supply chain, QA, sales, and marketing for 20+ years. He joined eMagin from Ramtron International, a supplier of nonvolatile ferroelectric semiconductor memory solutions, where he was the executive vice president of operations, quality, product/ test and assembly engineering; and an outside director of the board of Photo Stencil. Previously, Mr. Shiau was the vice president of business and manufacturing development of KD Technology; and as the vice president of test engineering and outsource operations of Spansion. In addition to hold 13 patents and 10 published papers in process technology, yield, design for manufacturing, reliability, and testing solutions, he earned a MS degree in electrical engineering from Case Western Reserve University, Ohio and a BS degree in physics from Soochow University, Taiwan.

Board of Directors

  • Christopher Brody
    Director

    Christopher Brody has served as a director since June 2012.   Since February of 2012, Mr. Brody has served as the President and Managing Director of Stillwater LLC, his employer, and as the Vice President of Stillwater Trust LLC.  Both Stillwater LLC and Stillwater Trust LLC are affiliates of Stillwater Holdings LLC, our largest stockholder, which nominated him.  From 2008 to 2011, Mr. Brody was the Chief Investment Officer of BAWAG P.S.K. Bank Fur Arbeit und Wirtschaft Und Osterreichische Sparkasse Aktiengesellschaft, a large Austrian commercial bank, and on the management committee of its shareholder, BAWAG Holdings GmbH.  He now serves on the boards of both companies.  From 2001 to 2008, he served as Managing Director of Cerberus Capital Management L.P., an alternate asset hedge fund.  He previously served on the board of Scottish Re Group LTD, which is traded on the NYSE, and on numerous other boards of private companies held in the portfolio of Cerberus Capital Management L.P. Mr. Brody holds a B.A. from Brandeis University.

  • Paul Cronson
    Director

    Paul Cronson has served as a director since July of 2003. Mr. Cronson is Managing Director of Larkspur Capital Corporation, which he founded in 1992. Larkspur is a broker dealer that is a member of the National Association of Securities Dealers and advises companies seeking private equity or debt. Mr. Cronson’s career in finance began
    in 1979 at Laidlaw, Adams Peck where he worked in asset management and corporate finance. From 1983 to 1985, Mr. Cronson worked with Samuel Montagu Co., Inc. in London, where he marketed eurobond issuers and structured transactions.

    Subsequently from 1985 to 1987, he was employed by Chase Investment Bank Ltd., where he structured international debt securities and he developed “synthetic asset” products using derivatives. Returning to the U.S., he joined Peter Sharp Co., where he managed a real estate portfolio, structured financings and assisted with capital market investments from until 1992. Mr. Cronson received his BA from Columbia College in 1979, and his MBA from Columbia University School of Business Administration in 1982. He is on the Board of Umbanet, in New York City, a private company specializing in email based distributed applications and secure messaging.

  • Ellen Richstone
    Director

    Ellen Richstone was appointed as member of the Board of Directors and Chair of its Audit Committee in July 2014. Ms. Richstone is 62 years old has served as the Chief Financial Officer of several public and private companies between 1989 and 2012, including Rohr Aerospace (a Fortune 500 Company). From 2002 to 2004, Ms. Richstone was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Entrepreneurial Resources Group. From 2004 until its sale in 2007, Ms. Richstone served as the financial expert on the board of directors of American Power Conversion. Ms. Richstone currently serves on, and was designated a financial expert by, the board of directors of BioAmber Inc. (BIOA, NYSE), a public industrial biotechnology company producing sustainable chemicals. She also currently serves on the corporate advisory boards of Paxeramed, a medical device company, and Pro Teck Valuation Services, and on the boards of non-profit organizations Employment Resources Inc. and the National Association of Corporate Directors-New England. In April 2013, Ms. Richstone was given the first annual Distinguished Director Award from the Corporate Directors Group. Ms. Richstone graduated from Scripps College in Claremont California and holds graduate degrees from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Ms. Richstone also completed the Advanced Professional Certificate in Finance at New York University’s Graduate School of Business Administration and attended the Executive Development program at Cornell University’s Business School. Ms. Richstone holds an Executive Master’s Certification in Director Governance from the American College of Corporate Directors.

  • Dr. Leslie G. Polgar
    Director

    Dr. Leslie G. Polgar, a native of Hungary, has been founder and executive officer of Talpra Consulting, since 1994, where he serves as a consultant to investors and technology companies. From 2005 to 2007, Dr. Polgar was chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of Forth Dimension Displays Ltd. in Scotland. Dr. Polgar was the founder and president of Eastman Kodak’s Display Products, where, from 2000 to 2003, he led the successful commercialization of the world’s first full color organic light emitting diode display (OLED), named one of ForbesMagazine’s Top 10 Nanotech Products of 2003. Since 2008, Dr. Polgar has taught the capstone Entrepreneurship and Business Development course in the MBA program at St. Mary’s College of California. He earned a PhD and MS in physics from Carnegie Mellon University, an MBA from the University of Connecticut, and BS degrees in physics and math (University of Michigan).

  • Andrew G. Sculley
    Director

    Andrew G. Sculley, Jr. has served as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and President since June 1, 2008. From 2004 to 2008 Mr. Sculley served as the General Manager of Kodak’s OLED Systems Business Unit and Vice President of Kodak’s Display Business, where he forged a number of alliances with flat panel display manufacturers. From 2001 to 2004, he was the CFO of Kodak’s Display Business. From 2003 to 2006, he served on the Board of Directors of SK Display, a joint venture between Sanyo and Kodak to manufacture active matrix OLED displays. From 1996 to 2001 Mr. Sculley served on as the Manager of Operations, CFO and member of the Board of Directors of Kodak Japan Ltd., where he managed Distribution, Information Technologies, Legal, Purchasing and Finance. Previously, he held positions in strategic planning and finance in Eastman Kodak Company. Mr. Sculley holds an MBA from Carnegie-Mellon University and an MS in physics from Cornell University. He attended Harvard University’s International Senior Management Program while an executive at Kodak.

  • Brig. General Stephen Seay
    Director

    Brigadier General Stephen Seay since leaving active military service joined the Board of Directors for Kid’s House of Seminole County, Florida (child advocacy); eMagin Corporation, New York (OLED/microdisplay); and Atlantis Cyberspace, Inc., Hawaii (simulation/training), incorporated as Seay Business Solutions, LLC, Florida, in addition to being an Associate in The Spectrum Group, Alexandria, Virginia.

    He held a wide variety of command and staff positions during his thirty-three year Army career, culminating as the Program Executive Officer for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) and Commanding General, Joint Contracting Command-Iraq/Head of Contracting Authority, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq. He was Program Manager for a Joint system, headed the Joint Target Oversight Council and was Commanding General, Simulation, Training and Instrumentation Command (STRICOM), Army Materiel Command prior to reorganization into PEO STRI in 2002.

    As a Field Artillery officer, General Seay commanded at all levels, culminating as V Corps Artillery Commander, United States Army, Europe. He served as Chief of Staff, United States Army, Europe (Forward) and National Security Element, Taszar Hungary, during Operation Joint Endeavor. He held operational, resource management, operations research and acquisition positions, as well as serving as Military Assistant to the Secretary of the Army during three tours on Department of the Army staff.

    He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of New Hampshire and a Master of Science degree from the North Carolina State University.

  • Dr. Jill J. Wittels
    Chair of the Board

    Dr. Jill J. Wittels has served as a director and Chairman of the Board since August, 2011. She served on the Company’s Board previously from 2003 to 2006. From 2001 until July, 2011, Dr. Wittels was Corporate Vice President, Business and Technology Strategy of L-3 Communications. Her responsibilities at L-3 included developing strategies for growth, oversight of R&D, diligence support for M&A, and cross-company business development coordination. From 1979 to 2001 she held a variety of positions with BAE Systems, including Vice President and General Manager, Acting President and Vice President of Engineering. She served on the board of Innovative Micro Technology, Inc. from 2002 through July 2011, and from June 1995 through June 2011 on the Board of the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, a laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of High Energy Physics. She also served on the board of Millivision, Inc. from 2002 to 2006. Dr. Wittels holds a BS and a PhD in Physics, both from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Latest Advancements

 

Ultra-High Brightness DPD Color OLED Microdisplay

eMagin demonstrated our DPD capability in 2016 and our WUXGA microdisplay has achieved greater than 4500nits.

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2K x 2K

eMagin designed an 8µ 2K display that we demonstrated in 2015. We have now launched a new, larger 2K microdisplay that is 9.3µ and it is available for evaluation.

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