KOPIN EXECUTIVE TEAM 

DR. JOHN C.C. FAN

FOUNDER, CHAIRMAN, CEO and PRESIDENT 

Dr. Fan is Founder, Chairman, CEO and President of Kopin Corporation, a NASDAQ public company since 1992. Kopin, headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts, is a leading provider of components and technologies for mobile and wearable devices. Kopin has over 300 patents and patents pending in this emerging growth area. Fan began his career at MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory, where he researched semiconductor materials and devices. He was leading the Electronic Materials Group at Lincoln Laboratory when he left MIT in 1985 and founded Kopin Corporation. Fan grew up in Hong Kong and obtained his Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, with highest honors, from Berkeley, California. He went to Harvard University under a Harvard fellowship and obtained his Masters and PhD in Applied Physics in 1972. Fan has authored over 200 publications, edited three books and owns over 70 patents. Fan was also the Co-Founder and Chairman of several integrated circuit and advanced materials companies. Three of them were sold to large publicly-listed semiconductor corporations. Fan received the Society of Information Display’s “Special Recognition Award” in 1999. Fan was the Ernst & Young “New England Entrepreneur of the Year” in 2000, and also the “National Finalist.” He was chosen as one of the “Top 25 Asian American Entrepreneurs” by Asia Week in 1999, and one of the “Top 100 Asian Amercian Entrepreneurs” between 1999-2004 by Asian.net. Fan was chosen as one of the USA’s “Top 15 Nanotechnology Innovators” by NASA’s Nanotech Briefs in 2005. In 2020, Fan was also elected as a member of the USA National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for his contributions “For Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Electronic Materials and Devices for Displays.” Only a very select group of engineers are admitted to NAE membership, which is one of the highest professional honors accorded an engineer.

RICHARD SNEIDER

TREASURER & CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Mr. Sneider joined Kopin as Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer in 1998. Mr. Sneider is a Certified Public Accountant and was formerly a partner of the international public accounting firm, Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he worked for sixteen years

Dr. HONG CHOI

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Dr. Choi has served as Kopin’s Chief Technology Officer since September 2000. Before joining Kopin, Dr. Choi worked at MIT Lincoln Laboratory for 17 years, as a Senior Staff Member. Dr. Choi received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Choi is a Life Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

DR. BOR-YEU TSAUR

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, DISPLAY OPERATIONS

Dr. Tsaur joined Kopin in July 1997 and serves as Kopin’s Executive Vice President–Display Operations. Previously, Dr. Tsaur served as Group Leader, Electronic Material Group, for four years at MIT Lincoln Laboratory. Dr. Tsaur received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology.

PAUL BAKER

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER FOR KOPIN GOVERNMENT AND INDUSTRIAL AND STRATEGIC BUSINESS OFFICER

Mr. Baker joined Kopin in 2014 and now serves as Chief Operating Officer for Kopin Government and Industrial and Strategic Business Officer. Prior to Kopin, Mr. Baker was on the founding leadership team of ZINK Imaging, a spinout from Polaroid Corporation. Prior to ZINK Imaging he held a variety of leadership positions at Polaroid including responsibility for the North America sales organization.

 

BILL MAFFUCCI

VICE PRESIDENT GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS

Mr. Maffucci joined Kopin in 2015 and serves as Vice President/General Manager of Government Programs. He was most recently with Intevac Photonics for seven years after they acquired Creative Display Systems, a company that he co-founded. Previously he worked for 23 years with Kaiser Aerospace and then Rockwell Collins following their acquisition of Kaiser Aerospace.

 

KOPIN Corporate Headquarters 
125 NORTH DRIVE
WESTBOROUGH, MA 01581
Tel: 508-870-5959

 

 

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