Dr. Frank joins Plessey’s advisory board as part of the rapid development of Plessey’s microLED technology, an emerging next generation display technology because of its potential to be a thinner, brighter, lighter, and low power display.
“Ed’s strong and proven history of developing and bringing revolutionary solutions to market makes him an excellent addition to our advisory board. His expertise in delivering innovative silicon and systems, at companies both large and small, will be invaluable as we continue to provide cutting-edge microLED display solutions to AR applications”, commented Dr Keith Strickland, co-CEO and CTO at Plessey.
Previously, Dr. Frank was CEO and co-founder of Cloud Parity, a voice-of-the-customer start-up. Earlier, he served as Vice President of Macintosh Hardware Systems Engineering at Apple, as Corporate Vice President of Research and Development at Broadcom, a broad-based manufacturer of wireless chips used in many Apple devices and served as a Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems. Dr. Frank currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Analog Devices, and Marvell.
Frank earned a BSEE and MSEE from Stanford University, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University, where he is presently Vice-chair of its Board of Trustees. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering in the United States and is a named inventor on over 50 patents.
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