Ynvisible appoints new head of functional ink products & development


Ynvisible Interactive Inc. (Vancouver, Canada) has welcomed Piotr Wierzchowiec as new head of functional ink products & development. The company also concludes the expansion of its advisory board with three experts from the logistics and supply chain management, organic electronics, and technology venture capital industries.

Dr Wierzchowiec brings Ynvisible over twelve years of experience in developing materials, inks, and printing processes for organic and printed electronics, including display applications. He joins the Company from Merck KGaA, an internationally leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science, and performance materials. At Merck, Piotr Wierzchowiec was head of print labs for PerformanceMaterials Innovation & Application division. His previous responsibilities included managing product development, leading teams of experts, scouting, coordinating product launch activities, and driving global business development. His background includes applying lean and six sigma methodology, organising technical customer support, and managing cross-functional collaboration projects. Dr Wierzchowiec has a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) focused on molecular electronics from Bangor University.

"Piotr brings a wealth of experience to the Ynvisible team in fabricating and commercialising functional inks products for the global markets," said Jani-Mikael Kuusisto, CEO of Ynvisible. "Ynvisible is accelerating our time to revenue. We are now taking systematic steps to build off lessons learned to date from our various client cases: strengthening our intellectual property portfolio, launching our Ynvisible branded products, and deploying our proprietary technology platform offering. We are now selling our first ink products through our website, we are actively delivering on customer needs through our collaborations with NXN-IP and RISE, and we are strengthening our inks portfolio. Inks are central to our business growth. It's great to have Piotr fortify our efforts in this area."

"I feel enthusiastic about joining Ynvisible in their efforts to address the rapidly growing needs of the electrochromic display market. I am eager to become a part of this highly dedicated team of pioneers while bringing complementary ink development experience to expand and strengthen the company's product portfolio. I am committed to aiming for high-quality standards and fast response to market demands, which are vital for great commercial success," said Wierzchowiec.

Moreover, Ynvisible has invited Mitchell Huang, Adam Laubach, and Dr Rudi Leuschner to its advisory board. On 5 November 2020, Ynvisible had announced that Ramin Heyardarpour, Sal Pellingra, and TiffanyVasilchik are joining Ynvisible's advisory board. All new board members will be joining Dr Michael Okoroafor, Dr Harlan Byker, and Dr Harri Kopola. This concludes the expansion of Ynvisible's advisory board.

"We are honoured to have such a strong group of industry experts in our expanded advisory board. As we continue to support our lead customers' Internet-of-Things initiatives, we rely on our advisors' wealth of expertise, extensive networks, and diverse, multi-disciplinary perspectives. Our advisors help us to remain focused on producing scalable products for the global markets," says Jani-Mikael Kuusisto.

Caption: Piotr Wierzchowiec (photo: Ynvisible)

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