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Message: UniPixel Announces Election of Two New Board Members

UniPixel Announces Election of Two New Board Members

Technology Leaders Appointed to Board

PR Newswire
Uni-Pixel, Inc.
5 hours ago

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- UniPixel, Inc. (UNXL), a provider of advanced touch solutions to the touchscreen and flexible electronics markets, announced today that two technology industry leaders, James E. Doran and Sam I. Young, were elected to the UniPixel Board of Directors at the Company's Annual Shareholder Meeting on June 8, 2016. The addition of Mr. Doran and Mr. Young to the Board of Directors brings to six the total number of members on the Board.

Jeff Hawthorne, president and chief executive officer of UniPixel, commented, "We are pleased to have industry leaders the caliber of Jim Doran and Sam Young serving on our Board of Directors. We have a strong Board with which to consult and we look forward to the leadership of Jim and Sam in these important upcoming years. Their deep experience and documented records of achievement will be significant assets in helping us to execute our strategic plan to position UniPixel as one of the leading touchscreen sensor and cover glass replacement providers in the industry."

James E. Doran
James E. Doran has built a successful 40-year career in the semiconductor business as an executive leading operations and technology to a broad spectrum of technology companies including Signetics, Intel, Intersil, and AMD.

Mr. Doran also has extensive international experience having been chief operating officer for Spansion, where he ran all aspects of operations worldwide. He most recently served as the first senior vice president of Worldwide Operations for GlobalFoundries, responsible for operating factories in Germany, Singapore, and New York. Mr. Doran was instrumental in establishing one of the most successful US - Japan joint ventures (Fujitsu AMD Semiconductor Limited) and helping form a successful solar joint ventures (Sunpower and AUO).

Mr. Doran is currently an executive-level consultant for companies ranging from small start-ups to multi-billion dollar international corporations. His recent consulting experience includes engagements with Brewer Science, Digimarc, Ramtron, Sun Power and Transphorm. Mr. Doran has extensive expertise is in assessing strengths and weaknesses of technology companies and developing strategies and initiatives to improve competitiveness.

Mr. Doran holds a Bachelor's degree in Physics from Northwestern University and a Master's degree in Physics from the University of Wisconsin.

Sam I. Young
Sam I. Young has more than 35 years of technology industry experience including RF and embedded products, touch screen controllers, memory, logic, solar energy, LED lighting, cloud computing and software.

Mr. Young is currently the president of Young and Associates, a firm with worldwide resources formed to help companies in the areas of strategic business planning, general management, product and market positioning/strategy, public relations and branding, marketing, strategic partnership creation, operations, sales channel and business development.

With a strong focus on sales and business development, Mr. Young is co-founder of four technology companies including Flash pioneer Exel Microelectronics, Corsair Microsystems, Hyundai Electronics Flash memory division (now called SK Hynix) currently doing in excess of $2 billion in revenue and healthcare start-up NuEnerchi Inc. He has served as an executive at several public companies with sales of hundreds of millions of dollars as well as nine start-ups as a direct employee and over a dozen more as an advisor or part time executive.

Mr. Young has served on the advisory board or Board of Directors of multiple technology firms and has participated in raising well over $100 million in venture capital and formed many strategic relationships with Fortune 500 companies.

He has extensive international experience doing business in Asia and having built and managed six sales forces from the ground up and having introduced over 30 products to the market.

Mr. Young holds a Bachelor degree in electrical engineering from Pratt University in New York City.

About UniPixel
UniPixel, Inc. (UNXL) develops and markets Performance Engineered Films for the touch screen and flexible electronics markets. The company's roll-to-roll electronics manufacturing process patterns fine line conductive elements on thin films. The company markets its technologies for touch panel sensor, cover glass replacement, and protective cover film applications under the XTouch™ and Diamond Guard™ brands. For further information, visit www.unipixel.com

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