Board Of Directors

Dr. Noren Pan

Dr. Pan, co-founded MicroLink Devices in 2000 and currently serves as President and CEO.  

His previous position was Chief Scientist of Kopin.  Dr. Pan received a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign in 1988.  He has published more than 60 scientific papers.  He is a senior member of IEEE and was inducted to the Chicago Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame in 2007.

Mr. Ray Chan

Mr. Chan Joined MicroLink Devices in October 2008.  Previously, Mr. Chan worked at TriQuint Semiconductor in Hillsboro, Oregon, where he was responsible for the development and sustaining of various sputtered metal deposition processes and electroplate activities.  Mr. Chan was a project leader for the development and production ramp of CuSn pillar bump technologies on 150 mm and 200 mm wafers for flip-chip assembly and packaging.  Mr. Chan received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1995 and 1996. 

Steve Whitby

Mr. Steve Whitby

Steve has extensive experience of military, government, utilities and petrochemicals markets both in the UK and internationally.  He has had specific responsibilities for NATO, EU and international business development for communications and IT solutions.  He was a member of the UK Government’s Security Sector Advisory Group.  He has held a number of senior management positions with P/L responsibility.   His career to date spans engineering (both military and industry), project management, business development, account management and directing strategy, large/complex bids and new business in both strategic and growth markets.  He is highly qualified and experienced in bid and campaign management (APMP).  Steve also served in the UK Royal Air Force as a Communication Engineering Officer.

Mr. Andy Morgan

Andy is an established board executive, with a strong pedigree founded in both large corporate and high growth SME ventures.  The combination gives a good insight into the challenges of business growth at all stages of development.  Andy has a background in Aerospace and Defence, and high-tech industries.  He was CFO and Head of Corporate Operations for Airbus Group UK, with responsibility for all financial, commercial and governance issues.  He was responsible for Key Supplier Engagement activities with UK Government and created a not-for-profit research foundation jointly with Welsh Government.  He also had executive responsibility for the Innovation Works (group-wide early-stage R&T) in the UK.