Board of Directors, Valence Technology
Carl E. Berg – Founder, Former Chairman and Principal Owner
For more than thirty years, Mr. Berg has been a major Silicon Valley industrial real estate developer and a private venture capital investor. Carl is a General Partner of Berg & Berg Developers, Chairman at Quantum3D, Inc., and Non-Executive Chairman at SiRViS IT Plc. He is on the Board of Directors at LynuxWorks, Inc., LightPointe Communications, Inc., Edison Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Berg & Berg Enterprises LLC.
Mr. Berg was previously employed as Non-Executive Chairman by Hancock Fabrics, Inc., President & General Partner by West Coast Venture Capital, Inc., Chief Executive Officer by Mission West Properties, Inc., and Independent Director by MoSys, Inc. He also served on the board at FOCUS Enhancements, Inc., Videonics, Inc., and SoloPower, Inc. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of New Mexico.
Vassilis G. Karamidas, Ph. D., Chairman
Dr. Karamidas holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics from Rockford College, a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, a Master’s Degree in Physics from John Carroll University, and a Ph.D. in Solid State Science (Applied Physics) from the Materials Research Laboratory of Pennsylvania State University. For his contributions to his field and his technical leadership, Dr. Karamidas has been elected a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.
Koon Cheng (K.C.) Lim, Ph. D. – Chief Technology Officer
William J. Masuda – Founder and Interim CEO
Mr. Masuda currently serves as CEO of Eksigent Technologies LLC, CEO of Light Engineering, Inc. and a director of Xiangtan Electric Light Engineering. He received a BS degree in Industrial Engineering from California State Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo, California.