Management

Timothy S. Jenks
President, Chief Executive Officer, Director and Chairman of the Board
Timothy S. Jenks
President, Chief Executive Officer, Director and Chairman of the Board


Timothy S. Jenks has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors since April 1998. From November 2002 until August 2005, Mr. Jenks also served as Chief Executive Officer of NanoGram Corporation, a nanomaterials applications company that we spun out, and that was acquired by Teijin Corporation. From November 2002 until March 2003, Mr. Jenks served as Chief Executive Officer and director of NanoGram Devices Corporation, a medical device battery com... 
Sandra Waechter
Interim Chief Financial Officer
Sandra Waechter
Interim Chief Financial Officer


Ms. Waechter has been an independent finance and accounting consultant since January 2012. As a consultant, she has provided financial and project management services to public and private companies in several industries. Ms. Waechter served as the Company’s interim controller from September 2013 to November 2013. She was a partner with Tatum LLC, an executive consulting services firm from 2007 to 2011. Prior to this, Ms. Waechter held various financial roles at DRP Construction, Applied Ma... 
Benjamin L. Sitler
Senior Vice President of Global Sales
Benjamin L. Sitler
Senior Vice President of Global Sales


Benjamin L. Sitler has served as our Senior Vice President of Global Sales since August 2014. Mr. Sitler previously served as our Senior Vice President of Sales and Product Management from February 2013 to August 2014, as our Vice President of Global Sales from July 2007 to February 2013 and as our Vice President of Tunable Products from November 2006 to July 2007. From June 2003 until November 2006, Mr. Sitler served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Paxera Corporation, a provider of ... 
Raymond Cheung, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Raymond Cheung, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer


Dr. Raymond Cheung has served as NeoPhotonics’ Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since November 2008 and previously served as NeoPhotonics’ Vice President of Research and Development in NeoPhotonics (China) Co., Ltd. from September 2007 to October 2008 and Vice President of Product Engineering in NeoPhotonics (China) Co., Ltd. from June 2007 to August 2007. From April 2004 until May 2007, Dr. Cheung served as Director of SAE Magnetics (TDK Corp), a hard disc drive magnetic heads design ... 
G. Ferris Lipscomb, Ph.D.
Vice President of Marketing
G. Ferris Lipscomb, Ph.D.
Vice President of Marketing


G. Ferris Lipscomb, Ph.D. has served as NeoPhotonics’ Vice President of Marketing since November 2002 and additional served as Vice President and General Manager from February 2013 to August 2014. From January 1999 until October 2002, Dr. Lipscomb served as Vice President of Marketing of Lightwave Microsystems Corporation, which was acquired by NeoPhotonics. From January 1993 until December 1998, Dr. Lipscomb served in various positions including as General Manager and Executive Vice President a... 
Wupen Yuen, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President and General Manager
Wupen Yuen, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President and General Manager


Wupen Yuen, Ph.D. has served as our Senior Vice President and General Manager since August 2014. Mr. Yuen previously served as our Senior Vice President of Product and Technology Development from October 2012 to August 2014, as our Vice President of Product Development and Engineering from September 2006 to October 2012 and prior to that as our Director of Business Development since joining us in January 2005. From August 2002 until December 2004, Dr. Yuen served as Chief Technology Officer of B... 
Karen Drosky
Vice President of Human Resources
Karen Drosky
Vice President of Human Resources


Karen Drosky is Vice President of Human Resources and has led our HR organization since March 2017. She is responsible for aligning the people and organization with business priorities. Karen has over 20 years of broad experience in human resources, including talent acquisition, organization development, business operations and executive coaching. Prior to joining NeoPhotonics, she held human resources leadership positions at Logitech, Yahoo, Intuit and the University of Minnesota. Early in her ...