Management Team

YiQun Li, CEO

Dr. Yi-Qun Li

Chief Executive Officer and SVP Sales and Marketing

Dr. Li is the co-founder of Intematix Corporation, and currently serves as CEO and Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Prior to founding Intematix in 2000, Dr. Li spent 20 years in material science research leading to several important material science breakthroughs including passive piezoelectric-magnetic sensors, non-friction DLC coated head against DLC coated disks for hard drives, and high temperature superconductor thin films by MOCVD. To date Dr. Li has published more than 50 scientific papers and holds over 112 issued US patents on a wide variety of technology including LED phosphor compositions, remote phosphor structures, and LED packaging. Dr. Li has also served as Research Professor at Stevens Institute of Technology, Research Engineer at semiconductor companies EMCORE and ATMI, and held executive positions at start-up companies NZ Applied Technologies and Spinix Corporation.

Dr. Li holds Doctorate and Master of Science degrees from Stevens Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science degree from Northeastern University in China, all in materials science and engineering. Dr. Li has also received a prestigious science and technology award in China.

Dr. Gang Wang

Dr. Gang Wang

Vice President, Lighting Applications

Dr. Wang joined Intematix in 2002 and currently leads Lighting Applications, focusing on evaluating and testing new phosphor materials and assisting customers in optimizing packaged LED performance. Dr. Wang has over 20 years of experience in optoelectronic material and component development, testing infrastructure development, electrical and mechanical design, and simulation and data analysis. Over his career at Intematix Dr. Wang has held multiple engineering management positions including leading R&D projects, managing the applications team, and management of testing and reliability operations. Prior to joining Intematix, Dr. Wang served as a lecturer at Tsinghua University and as a research scholar at Lawrence Berkeley National Labs and SRI International where he performed scientific research projects in the fields of optics and physics.

Dr. Wang holds Doctorate and Master of Science degrees in Optics and a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from the Physics Department of Tsinghua University, China.

Dr. Xianglong Yuan

Dr. Xianglong Yuan

Vice President, Backlighting Applications

Dr. Yuan joined Intematix in 2005 and currently leads the development of solutions for display backlighting applications. In this role Dr. Yuan focuses on the development of wide gamut phosphor films for mini LED displays and spectral optimization for high quality lighting with high fidelity and high gamut. Dr. Yuan’s broad experience includes the study of theoretical materials, experimental research and development, and transferring products from development into high volume production. Prior to joining Intematix, Dr. Yuan served as a postdoctoral research associate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, developing theoretical modeling of material structures, and as a research associate working on fluoride crystal growth at R&D Center of Inorganic Materials, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics.

Dr. Yuan holds a Doctorate degree from New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, a Masters of Engineering degree from Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Science and a Bachelor of Engineering degree in materials science and engineering from East China University of Science and Technology.

Dr. Shifan Cheng

Dr. Shifan Cheng

Vice President, Phosphor Engineering

Dr. Cheng joined Intematix in 2000 and currently leads phosphor R&D and engineering, in charge of developing new innovative phosphor materials and ramping them into production. Throughout his career Dr. Cheng has developed a deep experience in multiple fields of material development, ramping from R&D to production. Prior to joining Intematix, Dr. Cheng served as an assistant professor in Dalian University of Technology, China, where he performed research on transparent and glass ceramics. Dr. Cheng also served at Dalian Porcelain Works in China where he developed new electric porcelain materials from R&D to high volume production.

Dr. Cheng holds a Doctorate degree in Material Science and Engineering from Rutgers University, a Masters of Engineering degree from the Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Science, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Material Science from Tsinghua University, China.