Xponent Photonics, a leading technology innovator of FTTx optical components, today announced that it has named Jing (Jim) Cao to the post of VP of Operations.
Cao joins Xponent from Vitesse Semiconductor where he managed the wafer foundry operation, assembly operation, production control group, design technology group, and purchasing department as Vice President of Manufacturing and Technology.
“As we continue to ramp worldwide to meet aggressive client demand for our Surface Mount Photonics products, we felt it critical to have one of the world's leading semiconductor production experts. Jim Cao fit the bill,” said Jeffrey S. Rittichier, Xponent President and CEO. “Jim's extensive knowledge of semiconductor manufacturing processes, his strong relationships with merchant foundries and his expertise in packaging will be a tremendous advantage to our business.”
“Xponent is clearly the technology leader in the FTTx optical component market,” said Jim Cao. “I am very excited about the opportunity and will work very closely with our customers and suppliers to rapidly expand our market share worldwide.”