Arie Rosenfeld is a seasoned executive with broad experience in leading and managing global technology companies in Europe, the U.S and Japan. Mr. Rosenfeld served for seven years as Chief Executive Officer of Scitex Corporation Ltd., that was a NASDAQ listed company and a world leader in visual information communication products for the graphic arts and publishing industries. The company was sold to Creo Ltd. of Vancouver, and the two were later sold to Eastman Kodak.
From 1997 to 2007 he was the Chairman of XAAR plc., a Cambridge, U.K based global company, leader in piezo, drop-on-demand inkjet technology, listed on the London Stock Exchange.
Mr. Rosenfeld is a board member of NTS Inc., a Texas based telecom company, listed on the NYSE. He is a strategic consultant to a large Japanese technology company, and is also involved in a number of small start-up technology companies.
Mr. Rosenfeld has a solid experience in mergers and acquisitions, in private equity funding and in IPO's. He has a B.Sc in electronic engineering from the Technion in Haifa, Israel, and an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.
Abasifreke (Aba) Ebong (PhD)
Dr. Abasifreke Ebong, a Professor at University of North Carolina at Charlotte, holds a PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering with specialty in Photovoltaic Devices and Technologies. He obtained his PhD from the University of New South Wales in Australia in 1995. Professor Ebong had his post-doctoral experience at Samsung Electronics in South Korea before joining the University Center of Excellence for Photovoltaic Research (UCEP) at Georgia Tech in 1997. After four years at UCEP, Professor Ebong joined GE Global Research Center as an engineer, working on LEDs, for three years before returning to UCEP as the Assistant Director in 2004. He joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering as a full-time professor in 2011. He has more than 25 years of experience in the PV field and has collaborated with several companies worldwide to develop photovoltaic materials, equipment and processes. He has developed highly efficient crystalline silicon solar cells in the lab and guided technology transfer to manufacturing lines. He is directing the Photovoltaic Research Laboratory (PVRL) infrastructure at UNC Charlotte to promote the science, technology and education in photovoltaics. He also teaches semiconductor devices and electronics courses to lay foundation for broader participation in semiconductor devices and systems design. He has published more than 130 journal and conference papers with over 130 co-authors worldwide.