Management Team

Mark Swoboda

Chief Executive Officer

Mark brings over 30 years of experience in the LED, solid state and semiconductor industries. Prior to joining Intematix, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Bridgelux, where his vision transitioned the company from an R&D and chip design business into a vertically integrated solid state lighting product company. Prior to Bridgelux, Mark served as Executive Vice President of Philips Lumileds, where he led sales, marketing, applications, and custom product development teams that pioneered the power LED product class and developed high growth markets in applications including automotive forward lighting, mobile phone camera flash, LED backlighting, and general lighting. Additionally, Mark spent 17 years with the Hewlett-Packard Semiconductor Products Group in various sales, marketing, and channel management positions.

Mark earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Marquette University.


Jerry Turin

Chief Financial Officer

Jerry brings over 25 years of experience in finance and technology companies to Intematix where he leads our finance, accounting, legal & IP, human resources, information systems and facilities teams. Jerry has extensive experience in global business, public and private companies, investor relations, strategic mergers and acquisitions, and equity and debt financing transactions. Prior to Intematix, Jerry was the Chief Financial Officer of Oclaro, Inc., a publicly traded global supplier of optical components, modules and subsystems for telecom and datacom network applications. Before that he served in executive level financial positions at Silicon Spice (a start-up acquired by Broadcom) and Cirrus Logic (a public company) in the semiconductor space. Jerry was also a Senior Manager of Audit Services, primarily in Deloitte and Touche's Silicon Valley practice.

Jerry holds a Bachelor's in Business Administration and Commerce from the University of Alberta. He is also a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Institute of chartered Accountants of Alberta.


YiQun Li, CTO

Dr. Yi-Qun Li

Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Li is the co-founder of Intematix Corporation, and currently serves as Executive Vice President and CTO. Before founding Intematix, Dr. Li spent 20 years pioneering material innovations and developing products, achieving several important material science breakthroughs including passive piezoelectric-magnetic sensors, non-friction of Diamond-Like Carbon coatings on HDD head against disk, and high temperature superconductor thin films by MOCVD. To date he has published more than 50 scientific papers, holds 83 issued US patents, and has 46 additional US patents pending. Dr. Li has also served as Research Professor at Stevens Institute of Technology, Research Engineer at semiconductor companies EMCORE and ATMI, and Executive at start-up companies NZ Applied Technologies and Spinix Corporation.

Dr. Li has received a prestigious science and technology award in China, and has earned a Doctorate and Master of Science from Stevens Institute of Technology in the United Sates, as well as a Bachelor of Science from Northeastern University in China, all in materials science and engineering.