Asad Khan, CTO, Interim co-CEO
Dr. Asad Khan, interim co-CEO, is also the company’s Chief Technical Officer. In his long career with Kent Displays, Dr. Khan has overseen the product development, engineering, quality, manufacturing, and research and development functions. For over 23 years, his expertise has been instrumental in many of the company’s key strategic planning decisions and many of its most transformational business interactions.
Dr. Khan holds more than 20 U.S. and international patents and is a co-inventor on several pending U.S. and foreign patents on cholesteric materials and displays, and is the author of numerous technical publications in liquid crystals. Dr. Khan is also adjunct Professor of Chemical Physics at the Liquid Crystal Institute at Kent State University.
Dr. Khan is a member of the Society for Information Displays and the Society for Optical Engineering. He holds a B.S. in Physics from the College of Wooster, an M.S. in Physics from Kent State University, and a Ph.D. in Chemical Physics from the Liquid Crystal Institute at Kent State University.
In 2017, Dr. Khan won the coveted prize for Industrial Physics from the American Physical Society.