Aeluma, Inc. appoints John Paglia to its board of directors
– Paglia is Senior Associate Dean and Professor of Finance at Pepperdine Graziadio Business School and a Board Member of Simulations Plus –
GOLETA, CA / ACCESSWIRE / November 30, 2021 / Aeluma, Inc. (the “Company”), a semiconductor company specializing in sensors and communications, today announced that it has appointed John Paglia, PhD, CFA, CPA, NACD.DC, as as a new member of its board of directors, as of December 1, 2021.
Commenting on the announcement, Aeluma CEO and Founder Jonathan Klamkin, PhD, said, “To Aeluma’s Board of Directors, John brings deep expertise in the areas of investment banking, private equity , accounting, small business, exit planning and appraisal events. He will bring a wealth of knowledge in auditing and other financial matters. Additionally, John’s unique experiences working with small businesses and accelerating them through growth stages will be essential in driving our fundraising strategy. “
Dr Paglia, 53, is Senior Associate Dean and Professor of Finance at Pepperdine Graziadio Business School. He is also a member of the board of directors of Simulations Plus, a leading provider of modeling and simulation software and consulting services supporting drug discovery, development research and regulatory submissions. He is also a board member of Cal-X Stars Business Accelerator, an innovation incubator and accelerator with a portfolio of over 30 startups. Dr Paglia is an expert in small business finance, business valuation, and finance and transaction trends. He received the 2016 Industry Titan award from the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, the 2012 Thought Leader of the Year award from the Alliance for Mergers & Acquisitions Advisors and Grant Thornton, and the 2011 Excellence in M&A award from the Association for Corporate Growth. . Dr Paglia holds a PhD from the University of Kentucky and an MBA from Gannon University.
Dr Paglia commented, “I am extremely impressed with Aeluma’s technology and intellectual property to meet the needs of high growth markets, as well as the team’s ability to effectively navigate financing and other areas. strategic business issues. As a member of the board of directors, I look forward to contributing to Aeluma’s vision while working to increase shareholder value. “
Using its proprietary technology that combines high performance compound semiconductor nanomaterials with silicon mass fabrication, Aeluma is developing new devices for sensors and communications. The main focus of the company is on sensors that generate images by detecting light in a manner similar to a digital camera taking photos. Devices can incorporate additional functionality for capturing 3D images when integrated into various system architectures. This technology has the potential to improve the performance and capabilities of camera image sensors, Lidar, augmented reality, facial recognition and other applications.
About Aeluma, Inc.
Aeluma (www.aeluma.com) develops new optoelectronic devices for detection and communication applications. Aeluma pioneered a technique for fabricating devices using high performance compound semiconductor materials on large diameter silicon wafers that are commonly used to fabricate consumer microelectronics. The main focus of the company is on sensors that generate images by detecting light in a manner similar to a digital camera taking photos. Devices may incorporate additional functionality for capturing 3D images when integrated into various system architectures. This technology has the potential to improve the performance and capabilities of camera image sensors, Lidar, augmented reality, facial recognition and other applications. Aeluma is developing a streamlined business model from its headquarters in Goleta, California, which has a state-of-the-art manufacturing cleanroom.
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