Skorpios Technologies Names Roy Meade Senior Vice President of Manufacturing and General Manager of SKTX
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., and AUSTIN, Texas, June 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Skorpios Technologies, Inc., an integrated silicon photonics company, today announced the addition of Roy Meade as senior vice president of Manufacturing and general manager of SKTX (Skorpios' facility in Austin, Texas), effective immediately. In his new role at Skorpios, Meade will oversee manufacturing operations, supply chain, quality and safety functions, reporting to CEO Stephen Krasulick.
Meade is a veteran of the semiconductor industry, with more than 25 years of experience ranging from manufacturing to technology development. He has managed multiple logic and mixed-signal products in high-volume production fabs, led manufacturing of fiber optic components and guided manufacturing development for multiple in-package chips. Most recently, he was vice president of Manufacturing for Ayar Labs, a San Francisco Bay-area firm developing silicon photonic chiplets. There he led process development and fabrication efforts, among other roles. An inventor with more than 90 patents, Meade has extensive experience solving development chalenges. Meade earned an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from the Fuqua School at Duke University.
"Roy is joining Skorpios at an exciting and transformational time as we have just completed qualification of our Heterogeneous Photonic Integration Circuit (HPIC) Platform. His experience in semiconductor manufacturing, fiber optic manufacturing and silicon photonics is a significant asset to the team," said Krasulick. "I look forward to working closely with Roy as we take Skorpios to the next level."
"I am very excited to join the Skorpios team," Meade added. "Skorpios has developed a compelling technology platform with a secure manufacturing base resulting in very exciting market opportunities."
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