SUNNYVALE, CA – Jul. 24, 2015: DigiLens announced that Rick Santos will join its management team as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. Santos brings over twenty years of corporate financial management experience with public and privately held technology companies. Rick joined from Powervation Inc. where he also served as CFO and was instrumental in the all-cash acquisition by ROHM Co., Ltd., announced Jul. 23.
Santos brings senior financial leadership experience from technology companies including: Validity Sensors, Inc. (acquired by Synaptics), Intel Corporation (NSDQ: INTC), VxTel (acquired by Intel), Exar Corporation (NSDQ: EXAR) and Fundamental Software. Rick began his career with Deloitte & Touche and holds a BS in Accounting and Finance from Humboldt State University.
“We’re tremendously fortunate to have found such a creative, experienced and operationally strong executive,” said Jonathan Waldern, Founder and CEO. “I look forward to learning from Rick, as we continue to innovate in our core Displays and Imaging businesses, as well as invest in a thoughtful, disciplined way, in our next generation of big bets such as consumer augmented reality (AR) and transportation markets. Finally, huge thanks to Domini Kelly CPA, for her seven super successful years as controller.”
“I’m delighted to be joining DigiLens,” said Rick Santos. “It’s been a whirlwind summer, but now I’ve had the opportunity to understand first-hand the scope of DigiLens’ technology from its customers, and its unique position to enable AR and other smart glass applications. I can’t wait to roll up my sleeves and get started.”
About DigiLens, Inc.
DigiLens, Inc. is the leader in diffractive waveguide optic technology and nanomaterials for augmented and virtual reality applications, serving the aerospace, automotive, government and consumer electronics market. Leveraging a toolbox of optical IP cores, we develop unique optical solutions, performing “optical origami” on some of the toughest display and imaging applications. Our breakthrough technology platform and nanomaterials help deliver the best in class AR and VR displays.
More information about the company’s offerings can be found at www.digilens.com