Mike Vaishnav joined us recently as CFO and Corporate Secretary, bringing 30+ years of experience & accomplishments at Silicon Valley tech firms to Kateeva. We asked him to tell us about his background & his aspirations as Kateeva’s new finance chief. Enjoy the read.
Inkjet enjoys a cameo moment in Information Display magazine. Shout-out to our colleagues Chris Hauf & Lorenza Moro for exploring the role of polymeric planarization layers in OLED TFE, examining the mass-production challenges, & detailing how inkjet rises to the challenge.
As 2020 closes, we reflect on the remarkable global team at Kateeva that met this year's unprecedented challenges with trademark talent, as well as grit, determination and good humor! Some marked notable anniversaries at Kateeva this year. A few permitted us to share their stories. Enjoy the read.
Last month, Kateeva co-founder Gerry Chen was named President of Kateeva China. The new role completes the circle for Gerry who was born in Fujian, China. In this brief Q&A, he reflects on his journey at Kateeva and the growth opportunities ahead.
As a scanning technology, inkjet printing is inherently scalable, which makes it an ideal manufacturing solution for large-size displays. Since inkjet is known for its yield and cost benefits, it offers an appealing alternative approach to costly vacuum thermal evaporation (VTE) and photolithography processes.
“Capacity to innovate” takes on new meaning in a global pandemic. For Kateeva, it meant thinking differently and identifying new ways of working so that we could maintain manufacturing momentum. In such unusual times, we were reminded that necessity truly is the mother of invention.
Kateeva marked a new milestone recently when May Su was named as CEO. In her first interview in the new role, May explains why she’s excited to lead Kateeva and where she sees growth for the company. Enjoy the read!
Imagine joining a club that includes Ansel Adams and Walt Disney? That’s what happened when OLED co-inventors Steve Van Slyke and Ching Tang were honored by the Photographic Society of America for their “outstanding contribution to the advancement of photography”.
Every community-giving activity at Kateeva has a champion. For our annual blood drive, it’s Mark Haman. Since his first donation decades ago, Mark has given an amazing total of 151 pints of blood. Congrats, Mark. You’ve set an ambitious target for us.
When they're not solving complex engineering problems, Kateeva employees are champion supporters of local non-profits. Ride for a Reason is just the latest worthy cause to benefit from their generosity.
Just days to go before the biggest gathering of display experts converges in San Jose to talk information displays. And since it’s the place where the “future of displays” takes shape, Kateeva, of course, will be there.
Although inkjet is now a mainstream manufacturing technology for OLED thin film encapsulation (TFE), newer applications like OLED RGB and Quantum Dot Color Filter (QDCF) are creating new performance imperatives for inks.
For the display industry, conferences and tradeshows are the ultimate “Marketplace of Ideas”. They foster community, conversation and engagement. That’s why we’re proud that Kateeva’s Dr. Neetu Chopra will participate in guiding the OLED Program at Display Week 2019.