Chip Hambro Joins Soladigm Board of Directors
June 1, 2011

Soladigm, the Milpitas, Calif.-based developer of dynamic glass, announced today that Chip Hambro has joined its board of directors. Hambro is the former chief operating officer of First Solar, the world’s largest manufacturer of thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules.

During his tenure at First Solar, Hambro led the company’s turnaround, startup and growth leading to its IPO in 2006. He has extensive experience leading research and development, engineering, manufacturing, and general business aspects of Fortune 500 technology corporations. Prior to joining First Solar, he held positions of vice president of engineering and business development for Goodrich Aerospace, vice president of operations at ITT and various technical management positions at Varian Associates. Hambro graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a bachelor’s degree in physical science (applied physics).

“We are pleased to welcome Chip Hambro to Soladigm’s board of directors,” says Dr. Rao Mulpuri, chief executive officer. “Chip’s expertise in scaling technology, profitable manufacturing and accelerated business development will be invaluable as we scale our operations and bring our dynamic glass product to market.”

“I’m excited to join Soladigm’s board of directors and look forward to contributing to the growth of the company and its promising dynamic glass technology,” Hambro adds. “The Soladigm team has developed an impressive product that is now scaling to high volume. I look forward to supporting Soladigm’s continued success.”

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