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Optica Photonic-Enabled Cloud Computing (PECC) Industry Summit at Juniper Networks

David Lazovsky

Celestial AI. Co-Founder & CEO

About the Speaker

Founder, CEO Celestial AI (formerly Inorganic Intelligence) Venture Partner, Khosla Ventures Executive Chairman, POET Technologies, an integrated photonics device company in the semiconductor industry. In 2004 Mr. Lazovsky founded Intermolecular, a semiconductor and clean energy research, development and Intellectual Property licensing company. He served as the company’s Chief Executive Officer, President and as a member of the board of directors from September 2004 through October 2014. As President and CEO, Mr. Lazovsky led all aspects of the business through its lifecycle from early-stage start-up to public company. Intermolecular (IMI) went public on the NASDAQ in 2011. Mr. Lazovsky has an in-depth knowledge of semiconductor, data/telecommunications, photonics and clean energy industries, as well as extensive international business experience. Mr. Lazovsky previously served as Chairman, Energy Storage Systems (ESS), industry leader in low-cost, long-duration energy storage 2017 - 2018. Prior to Intermolecular, Mr. Lazovsky held several senior management positions at Applied Materials. He was responsible for managing more than $1 billion in Applied Materials’ semiconductor manufacturing equipment business in the Metal Deposition and Thin Films Product Business Groups. Mr. Lazovsky was Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011, Northern California finalist. He holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Ohio University. He currently has over 50 issued and 5 pending U.S. patents.

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